Man robbed of his bike in Watermead Park, Leicester
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Officers are appealing for public help after a man was robbed as he rode his bike through Watermead Park in Leicester.
The 38-year-old victim was riding his Giant blue electric powered mountain bike through the park, near to the underbridge on Watermead Way, in the area of Oakland Avenue, when he was approached by three men around 11am on Friday (8 April). One of the men pushed the victim off his bike, a second man grabbed the bike and rode off on it closely followed by the other men on foot.
The suspects have been described as Asian. One of them was of large build, about 6ft tall, in his mid-20’s, with a full thick beard. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, dark hooded jacket/jumper and black Nike Air Max trainers The other two suspects were wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and one of them was wearing a light coloured cap.
Officers would like to trace and identify those responsible for the robbery and also reunite the bike with its owner.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has been approached by someone trying to sell the bike (pictured) is asked to get in touch.
Contact PC 4582 Pushpa Keshvala on 101 or report information via www.leics.police.uk, quoting crime number 22*199821.