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Teenager threatened with knife has bike stolen in west Belfast

Police in west Belfast have appealed for the public's help after a teenagers bike was stolen by a thief brandishing a knife.

The incident happened at around 10pm on Monday night when the 15-year-old was cycling along Brown Street with his friends.

He was approached by an unknown male, also on a bicycle, and demanded he hand over his bicycle.

His assailant left the bike he had been cycling and headed off in the Millfield direction on the victim's bike.

On PSNI West Belfast's Facebook page a spokesperson wrote: "The victim is devastated and I'd love to be able to get his bike back! The icing on the cake would be to apprehend the so-n-so who took it too!! Any information contact Constable Campbell at Tennent Street PSNI on 101 quoting reference 1634 of the 25/9/17."

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