Thames Valley Police has released CCTV images of a man officers would like to speak to, as he might have important information to help them with their enquiries,concerning the violent robbery of a teenage cyclist in Milton Keynes.
At around 11.30pm on Saturday, November 5 the victim, a 16-year-old boy, was cycling on the Redway alongside V2 Tattenhoe Street, near Westcroft Shopping District when three males blocked his path.
They pulled him off his bike, punched him and repeatedly kicked him while he was on the ground.
One offender hit the victim repeatedly with an item believed to be a rubber mallet and a baton.
One male also produced a distinctive black machete, handed it to another offender who hit the victim on his legs twice using the side of the blade.
The machete is has a black blade with a silver edge which is about 12-18 inches long, with a silver handle.
The victim sustained grazing and bruises to his head and body and required treatment at Milton Keynes General Hospital.
The offenders stole the victim’s red and silver mountain bike, phone, wallet, bank card and bag.
If you are, or know the man in the CCTV images, or have any other information please contact Det Con Chris Bigg via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.