Police appeal following mountain bike theft in Prescot

Police have issued an image of a stolen mountain bike after a reported robbery in Prescot on Wednesday, March 17.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 12:25 pm
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 12:28 pm
The stolen mountain bike

At around 7pm, it is reported that a 17-year-old boy was approached by two males on Church Street who asked him to give them his bike. One male is said to have been holding a seat pole.

The two offenders then stole the bike from the boy and have ran off out of the church grounds

The boy was unharmed but was left distressed after the incident.

The offenders were described as late teenagers, both dressed in dark clothing, wearing balaclavas and spoke with Liverpool accents.

The bike is a black Carrera mountain bike limited edition Sulcata, with blue writing. It had a new S Cog and a silver hanging bracket. Enquiries are ongoing to reunite the bike with its owner.

If you have seen or been offered this bike, saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area, or captured anything on home CCTV or dashcam, contact police [email protected], 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 21000176433.