Police launch re-appeal for informatation after gang attack teenager with baseball bat and steal bike

Police have launched a re-appeal for information after a gang of youths attacked a 17-year-old and stole a motorbike.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 9:20 am

The aggravated burglary happened just before midnight at West End in March on Monday May 3.

The 17-year-old victim disturbed a group of four suspects as they stole his orange and grey KTM 350cc SXF motocross bike from the garage. The suspect group attacked the 17-year-old with a baseball bat causing significant facial injuries.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said; “We now know that the suspects loaded the stolen motocross bike into a dark blue 19-plate Volkswagen Golf that was parked on Elliott Road. This vehicle was stolen earlier on the same evening from an address at Slade Way in Chatteris.

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The stolen bike

“The suspects are believed to be teenagers or young adults, aged approximately between 14 - 20 years old.”

Police are now appealing for people with information about the burglary to come forward - this includes:

Anyone who was offered a KTM motocross bike for sale in the days or weeks following the incident?

Anyone who knows anybody that has come into possession of one?

Anyone who has heard about this incident through the local community and know who is responsible?

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police via their online webchat function https://bit.ly/3vsiYDw quoting reference number 35/26713/21 or those without internet access should call 101