Two thieves on bike snatch bag from man

A MAN had his bag stolen by two youths on bikes as he was out walking in Blyth.

The 33-year-old was in Ford Drive between 1.15pm and 1.50pm on Friday, March 4, when the youths cycled past.

One distracted the man while the other grabbed the carrier bag before making off.

The youth who stole the bag is described as white and was wearing a black Helly Hansen jacket and black Nike bottoms. He was riding a silver BMX bike.

Inside the bag was a small amount of cash, a Newcastle United shirt and clothing.

Anyone with information call police on 03456 043043 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.