Teenagers’ bikes stolen in Lupset robbery

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Two teenagers had their BMX bikes stolen during a robbery in Lupset.

The duo, aged 13 and 14, were stopped by three older boys on Broadway at around 3.30pm on Sunday, February 15.

They were threatened by the three boys before two of them rode off on their bikes and a third older boy walked off.

Insp Helen Brear, of Wakefield District police, said: “Two young victims were left shaken and upset by this incident, and we are continuing to investigate and progress a number of enquiries.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Police on 101 quoting Crime Ref 13150064054.”

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail.