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Two bikers steal teen’s phone at knifepoint
Police are hunting two men riding off-road bikes after a vulnerable teenager was subjected to a knifepoint robbery at 3.50pm last Friday.
The 17-year-old victim was forced to hand over his mobile phone after he was threatened by the bikers at Flappit Springs, in Halifax Road, near Cullingworth.
The first suspect, who threatened the victim with a kitchen knife, is described as white, about 6ft-6ft 4ins tall, aged 18-20, wearing white Nike trainers, dark tracksuit bottoms and a grey hooded top. His helmet was black with a white skull on the back. He was riding a yellow Yamaha bike with a cracked rear mud guard and no plate.
The second suspect is white, chubby, aged about 17. He was wearing a black hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms and camouflage Converse footwear. He wore a black helmet with a red tribal pattern on the left side. He rode a red Yamaha bike.
Call Detective Constable Paul Maxwell, at Keighley CID, via 101, or Crimestop-pers, on 0800 555111.