Appeal for information after 11 year old is robbed of his bike on Beechwood Road, Newport

Gwent Police is appealing for information after an 11 year old boy was robbed of his bike at on Thursday 28th December 2017 at around 4.30pm.

The boy was walking up Beechwood Road with his 12 year old friend. Both were pushing their bikes up the hill when they were approached from behind by two men.

They are described as black, aged in their twenties, wearing all black clothing and balaclavas. The 11 year old boy was punched to the arm and his friend punched to the head and a bike was stolen.

Both boys were not seriously hurt but understandably, left shaken.

The men made their way down Beechwood Road and turned right onto Chepstow Road and out of sight.

The bike stolen was a black, adult GT bike, with green lines and circles with GT written in white and lights at the front and back.

If anyone has any information about this incident, please call 101 quoting log number: 345 28/12/17