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Ashford: Police appeal after teenager robbed at knife point in Halstow Way

By Katie Davis

A man holding a large knife demanded a bike from a teenage boy and rode off on it, it has been reported.

Police are appealing for information into the reported robbery which happened in Ashford.

At around 9pm on Thursday, November 9, the victim was cycling along Halstow Way when a car, described as being dark black or blue, pulled up alongside him.

Police are appealing for information. Stock pic

Police are appealing for information. Stock pic

It is alleged a man got out the vehicle holding a large knife. He is said to have demanded the bike and then rode off on it.

The car drove away towards Brookfield Road.

The bicycle is a grey and green Specialized Rockhopper mountain bike. The word Specialized is in white letters.

The suspect has been described as being black, aged in his 20s and tall. He had a cut to his lip.

Officers have carried out a number of enquiries including house to house and reviewing CCTV in the area.

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting ZY/055271/17.

Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. 

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