Eliburn Road incident: 15-year-old boy threatened and robbed in Livingston

A 15-year-old boy was approached and threatened in Livingston by an unidentified man who then stole his bike.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 2:46 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 12:14 pm

Police are appealing for information on the incident which happened at around 4pm on Wednesday, March 24, on a path off Eliburn Road, between the junctions with Foxknowe Place and Folyburn Place.

The teenager has been left “shaken” but did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as white, around 19-years-old, roughly 6ft 3in tall with dark hair.

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A young boys bike was stolen at around 4pm on Wednesday, March 24, on a path off Eliburn Road.
A young boys bike was stolen at around 4pm on Wednesday, March 24, on a path off Eliburn Road.

After he stole the young boys bike he made off in the direction of Alderstone Road.

Detective Constable Ross Collett of Livingston Police Station, said: "The victim of this incident did not require medical attention but was left shaken by this incident.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and we would urge anyone with information which could help to come forward.

"Anyone who can assist our investigation is asked to call 101, quoting incident 2127 of March 24, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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