Bike stolen at knifepoint

SUFFOLK police are appealing for witnesses today after a youth's bike was stolen at knifepoint.Between 5.45am and 6am on Saturday, the 17-yesar-old was cycling to work in Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, when he was confronted by a man with a knife who demanded the bike, then stole it.

By Tracey Sparling

SUFFOLK police are appealing for witnesses today after a youth's bike was stolen at knifepoint.

Between 5.45am and 6am on Saturday, the 17-yesar-old was cycling to work in Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, when he was confronted by a man with a knife who demanded the bike, then stole it.

It was later recovered nearby.


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The offender is white, aged 25-30, 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins, muscular, bald, with a diagonal scar on his left cheek, and a 'pitted' chin.

Anyone with information should call Pc Grant Stevens on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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