Teenagers have their bikes stolen at knife point in Warwick park - The Leamington Observer

Teenagers have their bikes stolen at knife point in Warwick park

Leamington Editorial 18th Jul, 2023   0

A GROUP of teenage boys had their bikes stolen after being threatened with a knife in a Warwick park.

The three teenage boys were in St Nicholas Park at around 3.30pm on Monday (July 17) when they were stopped by another group of teenage boys.

One of the group is reported to have threatened them with a knife before all three of their bikes were stolen. The thieves rode off towards Emscote Road.

The victims were uninjured but left shaken up.

Inspector Alex Hunt said: “This was a frightening incident for the teenage boys, and we’re doing everything we can to piece together exactly what happened.

“We understand that this has caused a great deal of shock in the local community and I would like to reassure them we’ve started a comprehensive investigation.

“If you witnessed the robbery, were in the area at the time, or have phone footage, please do get in touch with us.

“Any information – no matter how small – may be helpful as our investigation progresses.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Warwickshire Police or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident 233 of 17 July.

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