Appeal after motorbike stolen in violent robbery

Police are appealing for information in connection with a violent assault and robbery in March on Monday night (3 May).

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 5:22 pm

The 17-year-old victim disturbed a group of four men who were attempting to steal his grey and orange KTM 350cc SXF motocross bike just before midnight in West End.

The group attacked the boy with an iron bar, causing significant facial injuries resulting in him needing hospital treatment.

The offenders are all described as white and aged between 17 and 20. They loaded the bike into the back of a dark coloured vehicle in Elliot Road before fleeing the scene.

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The stolen bike

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police via their online webchat function at quoting reference number 35/26713/21 or those without internet access should call 101.