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Police appeal for witnesses after robbery in Hartcliffe

Police are appealing for witnesses following a knifepoint robbery in Hartcliffe on Friday (9 July).

A man in his 50s was robbed of his white Gtech electric bike, after being threatened with a knife by two teenage boys on Stillingfleet Road, shortly after 6pm last Friday.

One of the offenders is described as 5ft 6ins tall, wearing a green gilet with a hood and a snood. The other is described as 5ft tall with brown hair. 

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who recognises the description of the offenders, is asked to contact the police. Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who has seen or been offered the bike for sale in suspicious circumstances.

If you can help, call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5221154779.

Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.  No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police.