27/09/2017

Teenager Threatened With 'Large Knife' In North Belfast

Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was threatened with a knife in north Belfast.

The 15-year-old was cycling in the Brown Street area with his pals at around 10pm on Monday, 25 September.

He was approached by a man on a bicycle who was armed with a knife.

He demanded the teen to hand over his bike and made off.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "A 15 year old was out cycling in Brown Street with his friends at around 10pm last night. An unknown male also on a bicycle, approached him and produced a large knife and demanded his bicycle from him. Fearful for his own safety the 15 year old gave up his prized bike. The assailant left the bicycle he had been on behind and headed off towards Millfield on the victims bike.

"Any with information should ontact Constable Campbell at Tennent Street PSNI on 101 quoting reference 1634 of the 25/9/17."

(CD/LM)

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