CCTV appeal after bag stolen from 13-year-old boy in Wheathampstead

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a boy had his bag stole

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a boy had his bag stolen in Wheathampstead. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a boy’s bag was stolen in Wheathampstead.

The 13-year-old victim was playing with friends on the playing fields at Marford Road on Sunday, July 7.

He put down his bag, which contained a set of speakers, and it was stolen at around 6pm.

PCSO Joshua Walton-Taylor, from the Harpenden and Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: "We believe the man pictured may have been in the area at the time and he could have vital information which may assist the investigation.

"If you recognise him, or have other information about what happened, please call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/61832/19."


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter