Police helicopter called out after bike stolen by group with knife in Welwyn Garden City
PUBLISHED: 15:31 28 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:31 28 July 2020
A young man in Welwyn Garden City reportedly had his bike stolen yesterday by a group of teenagers – one of whom was carrying a knife.
Herts police were called about around 3.36pm yesterday, Monday July 27, to reports of a group of young men, aged around 16, gathering outside the King George Hotel in Cole Green Lane.
A young man reported that the group had stolen his bike and he had seen one carrying a knife.
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Officers arrived and searched the area for several hours, the helicopter was also deployed in the search. No offenders were found.
The crime has been recorded as a robbery and assault and enquiries are continuing.
The victim was not injured during the incident.
Anyone with information should contact police quoting reference 41/59164/20.
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