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Police search for stolen bike

This bike was stolen from a home in Blenheim Crescent

This bike was stolen from a home in Blenheim Crescent

A Luton man had his bike stolen from him after being approached by a group of young men.

Detectives have released a picture of a bicycle which was taken during a robbery that happened on April 14 in Blenheim Crescent in Luton.

The distinctive bike was taken from the 26-year-old victim between 6pm and 7pm after he was approached by a group of young men.

One of the group grabbed the handle bars of the bike and repeatedly asked to borrow it.

After being detained by the group for approximately 30 minutes the victim tried to leave the scene but was pushed from the bike.

The bike was taken by a man with an Asian appearance, between 18 to 20 years old with a slim build, short black hair and unshaven.

Detective Constable Matthew Shepherd, investigating, is keen to trace anyone who has seen this bike being ridden in the Luton area since the offence.

Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Shepherd, in confidence, at Luton Police Station on 01582 394448, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 

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