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Mountain bike stolen in robbery in Meltham Close, Northampton

January 9, 2018

Witnesses are sought following a robbery in Meltham Close, Northampton, on Saturday, January 6.

The incident happened between 8.45pm and 9.15pm when the victim was riding his bike – a Carrera mountain bike – along Meltham Close. He was pushed off it by one of the offenders and as he was on the floor, he was approached by two more men who held a knife to him. The three men then took the bike and made off in the direction of Lings.

All three offenders were in their late teens. One of the men is described as black, with a muscled build and short black hair in a high top style. He was wearing a black jacket and black trousers, and had a black face-covering obscuring the bottom half of his face.

The second offender was white, about 6ft 1in, with a skinny build. He was wearing dark trousers and jacket with the hood up, and a black balaclava.

The third man was black, about 5ft 5in, with a skinny build and wearing black trousers, a black jacket, and a black balaclava.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Incident Number: 
18000009423

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