Man robbed of bike in broad daylight in Pitsea, says Essex Police

By YA Reporter in Crime

A MAN was robbed of his bicycle in broad daylight in Pitsea on Saturday.

Two male robbers punched the 18-year-old victim and stole the blue Raleigh bike at 4.30pm on March 18.

The attack occurred between Kenneth Road and Rectory Road, said Essex Police.

The first robber was aged 15-19, around 5’9”, of ’large build’ and had short, brown hair. He wore a black hooded top.

The second was around two inches shorter, also of ’large build’ and wore a hooded top to obscure his face.

Police urged anyone with information to call DC Jo Phillips at Basildon police station by dialling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.