Boy’s bike stolen by group of men in Crawley park

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Crawley.

A 16-year-old boy had met friends in Crawley and was cycling through Memorial Gardens at around 4.30pm on Tuesday, July 16, when he was approached by a group of men, said a police spokesman.

Boy's bike stolen by group of men in Crawley park

Boy's bike stolen by group of men in Crawley park

They stole the victim’s bike and bag.

Detective constable Elliott Whitehead said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the park around the time and saw anything which could help us with our investigation or saw a man cycling on a green and grey mountain bike.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police online quoting serial 1149 of 16/07.”

A 20-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of robbery but has been released without charge, said police.

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