Bike theft Ilchester

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for information after a bicycle was taken from a 12-year-old boy in a park.

It happened at 5.15pm on Tuesday 2 November at Talltrees Community Centre in Ilchester.

The child was approached by a group of older boys and young men. They took his bike. It was later found nearby, vandalised and unusable.

Police believe there were up to eight in the group which took the bike.

One is described as in his early 20s, white and 6ft tall. He wore a black ski mask, black clothing and white trainers.


Another was in his mid-teens, white and 5ft 7ins tall. He too wore black clothing including a ski mask.

Please call 101 if you can help. Were in the area of Talltrees Community Centre between 5pm and 6pm that Tuesday?

Did you see the incident? Did you see the bike being damaged or have any phone or dashcam footage which could help. Give the call handler the reference 5221258491.

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