Boy threatened with knife and robbed in Birkenhead

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a report of a robbery in Birkenhead on Tuesday 4 July.

Just before 9.15pm, it was reported to the police that two males approached a 13-year-old boy on Argyle Street South and stated they had a knife and punched him in the face.

The two offenders then made off with his bike towards Hinderton Road.

The victim sustained bruising to the face and was very shaken by the incident. At no point was a weapon seen by the victim.

The bike was later found abandoned nearby.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook or ring 101 with reference 1053 of 4 July.

You can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:

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