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Tuesday 19 October 2021

Officers investigating a spate of bike robberies in the Richmond Park area have arrested as 16-year-old boy.

He was arrested on suspicion of robbery, attempted robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and allowing to be carried in a stolen vehicle. 

He remains under investigation for the offences relating to the robberies. 

Police were called to reports of a robbery near to the Roehampton Gate entrance earlier this month. 

A man in his 30s was approached by four males travelling on two mopeds who pushed him from his bike, causing minor injuries. 

They threatened him with a machete before taking the bike and riding away from the area. 

On Monday, the 11th of October, a man in his 30s was knocked from his bike by two males travelling on a moped who then stole his bike in Danebury Avenue. 

He was also threatened with a machete. 

He suffered minor injuries as a result of the fall from his bike. 

At around the same time a man in his 50s was pushed from his bike in Roehampton Lane. 

He was approached by two males on a moped. 

No injuries were reported.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:55 pm  

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