Police appeal after teen robbed in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 17:01 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 17:01 10 February 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the crime.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the crime.

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Police have launched an appeal after a teen cyclist was robbed in St Albans recently.

Thieves stopped him on Tuesday, February 4, between 4pm and 4.20pm in Alban Way, Cottonmill Lane.

They demanded his wallet and ran off towards the town centre with the cash they found inside, leaving the victim shaken but uninjured.

One of the men is described as black, 5ft 10” to 5ft 11” and aged around 20 years old. He was wearing a grey puffa fleece style jacket and dark blue jeans.

The other man is thought be mixed race, a slim build, and of a similar height and age as his accomplice.

He was wearing a white hoody-style top with dark blue jeans and had a purple mountain bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Zoe Austwick on the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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