08/03/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Appeal Following Robbery in Grangetown

Police are appealing for information following a robbery on a 14-year-old boy in Grangetown.

The boy was riding his bike along Hutton Road at around 8.20pm on Wednesday 2nd March when he was pushed off his bike by a male who then rode off on it along Birchington Avenue towards Whale Hill shops.

The suspect was wearing a full face balaclava and a dark tracksuit.

The boy sustained a minor injury to his knee. He did not receive medical treatment.

The bike is described as a Carrera Vengeance mountain bike.

Any witnesses or anyone who may know the whereabouts of the bike is asked to contact PC Anthony Wilson on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.