Gang steals boy's bike in Preston

A 13 year old boy described as vulnerable had his mountain bike stolen by a group of teenage youths - one of them armed with a wrench.

Sunday, 7th July 2019, 10:39 am
Updated Sunday, 7th July 2019, 11:39 am
Police reacted quickly after a 13 year old had his mountain bike stolen in Preston

Police say he was threatened by the group, who then made off with his bike.

But thanks to a swift response from officers, two suspects were located and arrested at a property in Preston, where the victim’s bicycle was discovered.

Officers then located two more suspects and they have also been arrested.

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The bicycle has now been returned to the victim.

A police spokesman said: "The officers have also discovered two more robbery cases believed to be committed by two of the suspects.

"They will also be interviewed for these offences."