Robbery of teenager’s electric bike in Newport, police say

A 13-YEAR-OLD bike owner was threatened by a gaggle of youngsters who then stole his electrical bike in Newport this week.

Gwent Police stated the theft occurred within the subway below the Previous Inexperienced Roundabout, subsequent to Newport Fortress, on Tuesday, August 25.

At round 5.15pm, the boy was approached by “six or seven youngsters” who threatened him earlier than stealing his bike.

Police stated the 13-year-old sufferer was unhurt within the incident.


Officers have now appealed for details about the theft and the whereabouts of the stolen bike.

It’s described as being an electrical KTM Marcina Journey 291 in mild gray and orange, with black KTM logos on the body.

Gwent Police stated the bike was distinctive resulting from being upgraded with black ‘Dethrone’ deal with grips and a black reminiscence foam saddle with a white stripe and gray flat pedals.

The wheels have additionally been upgraded with tubeless tyres which have MAXXIS in massive white letters on the body, the police added.

Anybody with data referring to the incident or the whereabouts of the bike ought to contact Gwent Police by calling 101 or sending a direct message to the power on Fb or Twitter, quoting crime reference quantity 2000310929.