Did you see anything? Appeal for information following a robbery in Newport.

We are appealing for information following a reported robbery on Commercial Street in Newport.

Officers are investigating the incident which happened at approximately 7.30pm on Saturday 7th September 2019, near the junction of Llanarth Street, opposite Lloyd's Bank.

The victim had been cycling along Commercial Street when he was approached by approximately 10 boys. The boys are described as between 14 and 15 years old. The victim was threatened to get off of his bike, eventually being knocked off the bicycle. He did not received any serious injuries.

The boys took the bike and rode off in the direction of Pillgwenlly.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of Robbery and has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and are appealing for witnesses to help with their enquiries; we would also like to locate the stolen bicycle.

The bike is described as an electric blue GT Avalanche Sports mountain bike. It has gold handle bars and silver grips.

If you have information that could help, please contact us by calling 101, quoting reference 1900330946, or send us a direct message to our Gwent Police Facebook or Twitter social media pages. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.