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CCTV released in relation to a robbery of a boy in Reading

Alert message sent 26/07/2017 08:26:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is releasing CCTV images in relation to a robbery of a boy in Reading.

The victim, a 11-year-old boy, was cycling his push bike outside the Londis shop in Spey Road, Tilehurst, just before midday on Sunday 16 July.

He was then approached by a man who told him to give him bike or he would be stabbed.

The victim got off of the bike, before the offender grabbed the bike and cycled away from the scene.

The victim did not see the offender with a knife during the incident.

Investigating officer, Police Constable Victoria Driver of the investigation hub based at Reading police station, said: “I would like to speak to the man in these CCTV images as he might have vital information about the incident.

“If you are the man or know who he is please contact police by either calling 101 or visiting your nearest police station and quoting reference 43170209680.

“The bike that was stolen is a white, black and green Carrera mountain bike with 24 inch wheels and seven gears.

“The victim has been left shaken up by the incident, but thankfully he was not physically injured.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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Liz Herbert (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Reading LPA)

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