Two teenagers have tried to steal a bicycle whilst the rider was cycling to school.

At around 8.35am on September 25, a boy was cycling to school along Wycombe Lane in Wooburn Green when two teenagers shouted at him, saying they would take his bike if he did not hand it to them.

The teenagers approached him with one riding the bike, and the other sitting on the bike’s handlebars.

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The boy on the handlebars of the bike was described as white, around 13 years of age with blonde hair shaved at the sides.

He had a skinny build and was wearing a school uniform.

The boy riding the bike was described as mixed race with curly brown hair which has been dyed blonde at the ends.

He was taller than the other male and has a medium build.

He was also wearing a school uniform.

They were riding an orange coloured mountain bike with yellow triangles across the top part of the frame.

Investigating officer C6778 Glen Mulhern of the Investigation Hub based at High Wycombe said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information to call our 24-hour enquiry centre on 101, quoting reference 43200301952.

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“If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded, and you will not go to court.

For more advice on how to keep your home safe, visit the Thames Valley Police website