Teenage robber attacks 11-year-old boy in Bicester - but fails to steal his bike

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An 11-year-old boy was pushed from his bike by a teenager during a robbery in Bicester last week.

The incident occurred around 3.10pm on Wednesday, October 11 when a teenager, roughly 16 years old and dressed all in black, approached the boy on Queens Avenue.

Fortunately, the victim, who was uninjured, managed to stop the offender and take back his bike before the robber could get away.

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Investigating officer Detective Constable Sophie Smith said: “We are appealing for any witnesses to this robbery, or anyone with information that could help our investigation, to please come forward.

An 11-year-old boy was pushed from his bicycle by a teenager in a Bicester robbery last week.An 11-year-old boy was pushed from his bicycle by a teenager in a Bicester robbery last week.
An 11-year-old boy was pushed from his bicycle by a teenager in a Bicester robbery last week.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43230459537.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.

“Also, anyone with dash-cam, video doorbell or CCTV footage that might be able to help our investigation can send it to us.”