Appeal for information after bicycle is stolen from teenage boy in Cheltenham
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Gloucestershire Constabulary is appealing for information after a bicycle was stolen from a teenage boy in Cheltenham yesterday (Monday).
The teenager stated that he was outside McDonald's on Cheltenham High Street at around 7pm yesterday with his bike on the ground next to him when he was approached by a man who started to make conversation before jumping on it and riding it off in the direction of Boots.
He turned into St Mary's Churchyard and the the 13-year-old and his friends left after feeling intimidated by the man.
The stolen bicycle was a grey a Canyon mountain bike with blue and yellow details on it which has a full suspension.
The man was described as being white, approximately 5ft 8ins or 5ft 9ins tall, of a slim build and had dry skin on his face. He was wearing a grey/green cap with his hood over the top, a navy blue lightweight jacket, black trousers and sunglasses.
Officers are currently conducting CCTV enquiries in the nearby area and are also asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has seen the bicycle to please submit any information they have.