Appeal after boy pushed off his bike and robbed near the station

Posted on - 29th August, 2019 - 3:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Preston Railway Station
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy had his bike robbed near the railway station.


On 23, July, at around 4.20pm, the victim was cycling on Butler Street car park when a boy pushed him off his bike and cycled away, possibly towards Friargate.

The offender is described as around 15-years-old, skinny, with black hair and a slight moustache.

He was wearing black baggy pants and a jacket and police believe he may have been with another teenage boy and girl.

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A spokesman for Preston Police said: “We have carried out a number of enquiries to trace the offender, including CCTV enquiries, but are now appealing for any witnesses for this incident.”

If you have any information, please contact the officer in the case by e-mailing

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