Teenage boys arrested following ‘attempted robbery’ in St Albans

Police have arrested two teenage boys in connection with an attempted robbery in St Albans

Police have arrested two teenage boys in connection with an attempted robbery in St Albans - Credit: Archant

Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery in St Albans.

The incident is reported to have happened between 4.45pm and 5.05pm on Wednesday.

A man in his 50s was cycling along Alban Way, and was allegedly pushed and kicked by a group of offenders. He suffered bruising from the assault.

The two boys - a 16-year-old from St Albans and a 17-year-old – were arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Dt Ins Alex Warwick said: “We have arrested two people in connection with this incident and are continuing to work to identify others who may have been involved.”

Anyone with information should contact investigator Sherisse Lee from the St Albans local crime unit. Email sherisse.lee@herts.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting reference 41/40582/18.

You can also report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.