Police appeal after teen cyclist robbed in Alban Way, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans

Police appeal after teen cyclist robbed

Police appeal after teen cyclist robbed

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage cyclist has been robbed in St Albans. 

Two men stopped the cyclist and demanded that he hand over his wallet on Tuesday, February 4 between 4pm and 4.20pm in Alban Way, Cottonmill Lane.

After stealing the teenager's cash the theives ran off in the direction of the town centre along Cottonmill Lane. The victim has been left shaken, but uninjured.

The first man is described as a black, 5ft 10 - 5ft 11 and aged about 20-years-old. He was wearing a grey puffa, fleece style jacket and dark blue jeans.

The second is described as a mixed race man, of slim build, 5ft 10 to 5ft 11 and aged about 20-years-old. He was wearing a white hoody style top and dark blue jeans. He had a purple mountain bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Zoe Austwick on the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number F1/14/368. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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