Appeal for information following robbery in Chester
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Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a robbery in Blacon, Chester.
At around 6.50pm on Tuesday 15 November, a boy was riding his bike between the primary school and farm on Kipling Road, Blacon, when he was approached by three men wearing balaclavas.
The boy was punched and then pulled from his bike by the three men before they fled the scene with his bike.
Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone with any information that may aid the investigation.
Detective Sergeant Carl Humphreys, who is leading the investigation, said: “The victim in this case has understandably been left shaken as a result of the incident and I would like to reassure residents that we are committed to doing all that we can to identify those responsible.
“We’re keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and may have witnessed anything suspicious.
“The same goes for anyone with any CCTV or dashcam footage which may aid our investigation.
“We would also like to hear from anyone who believes that they may have seen the bike since it was taken. The bike itself is a red and black Polygon bike.”
Anyone with information or video footage that may help the ongoing investigation should contact Cheshire Police on 101, or visit the website, quoting IML 1413797.
Information can also be reported anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.