Pair wanted after bike robbery

Friday, May 19, 2017

We are appealing for information following a robbery in Burnley.

Around 7.45pm yesterday (Thursday, May 18) a 14-year-old boy was punched and robbed by two teenage boys on Moseley Road close to the junction with Rosehill Road.

Both males, described as wearing dark clothing with their hoods up, took the victim’s black, dark green and lime coloured Carrera Vulcan mountain bike (pictured) and made off from the scene.

Detectives are appealing for information and urging anyone who has seen the bike to come forward.

Det Con Katrina Scott, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are investigating a robbery in Burnley where a 14-year-old boy had his bike stolen.

“The victim has been left shaken and we are urging anyone who can assist with our enquiries to come forward.

“Furthermore, if you have seen the bike described, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference EF1705569.

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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