A TEENAGE boy was walking down an alley way when a group of men cycled into him before stealing his wallet and phone.

The robbery happened between 12.30pm and 1pm on Sunday when the 15-year-old victim was walking between The Wharf and Kings Wharf in Wantage when he noticed a group of people behind him.

One of the men from the group cycled their bike into the boy's leg causing him to fall to the floor before another man from the group stole his wallet and phone while he was on the ground.

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The group cycled off towards the town centre and the teenager's phone was later recovered.

The offenders are described as being around 18 years old and slim. They were all wearing black baseball caps and jeans. One of the men was wearing a baby blue t-shirt with a slogan on the front.

All three men were riding bikes. One bike had black and yellow stripes, another was blue and black and the third bike was blue.

Investigating officer PC Edward Dodd based at Abingdon police station said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, or anyone who has any information or saw the men described in the area at the time to please get in touch.

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“You can make a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference 43200237684.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”