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Teenage boy arrested in connection with bike robbery in Berkshire

Thames Valley Police has arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of robbery, in connection with an incident where a 14-year-old's bike was taken from him as he was cycling in Slough.

The victim is said to have been travelling along the Grand Union Canal, when he was approached by two other boys, who went on to take the bike at around 6.30pm on 29 June.

The bike is a white Cube 260 mountain bike.

The boy who was arrested has since been released under investigation.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Alexandra Phillips, of Slough police station, said:

“Officers have made an arrest in connection with this incident of robbery.

“However we would still appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident, or has any information on it, to please come forward and speak to police.

“You can do this by calling 101 and quoting reference number 43200195535. You can also make a report online.

“Alternatively you can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, for 100% anonymity.”

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