Teenager arrested and bike recovered following knifepoint robbery in Litherland
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Detectives investigating the knifepoint robbery of a bike in Litherland earlier this week have arrested a teenager.
At around 7.30pm on Monday 22 February, the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was walking with friends near to the canal bridge close to Sefton Street, towards Tesco. The group were approached by three males, one of whom reportedly produced a knife and made threats. The victim's bike was taken and the males made off.
Following enquiries, a 15-year-old boy from West Derby was arrested on suspicion of robbery and taken to a police station for questioning. He has been released on conditional bail.
The suspected stolen bike has also been recovered.
The investigation continues, so if you have any information and are yet to come forward, please contact us via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with reference 21000116553.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.