Robbery threats

A 16-year-old boy was threatened with a metal pole and baseball bat during a robbery in St Neots. The boy was sitting on his BMX bike in Bushmead Road, Eaton Socon, when a white Transit van pulled up beside him. Three men got out of the vehicle, threat

A 16-year-old boy was threatened with a metal pole and baseball bat during a robbery in St Neots.

The boy was sitting on his BMX bike in Bushmead Road, Eaton Socon, when a white Transit van pulled up beside him.

Three men got out of the vehicle, threatened the boy and demanding he hand over his bike.

The boy, who was not injured in the robbery, gave the men his bike.

Police said the first of the robbers was described as white and stocky, with brown hair. He was wearing a grey and blue checked shirt. The second man is white, with blond hair and is slim. He was wearing a white and blue cap, a white T-shirt, and blue tracksuit bottoms.

The third man is white, of heavy build with blond hair. He was wearing red hooded top and blue overalls. All three men were described as being in their 20s.

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Details of the incident, which took place at about 5.15pm on Sunday, October 16, have just been released.

INFORMATION: Contact Det Insp Juliet Bird on 0845 4564564.

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