An 11-year-old boy was pushed off his bicycle in a suspected robbery, police have said.

The incident occurred in Bicester on Queens Avenue on Wednesday, October 11 at around 3.10pm.

Thames Valley Police has described the offender as a 16-year-old boy dressed in all black.

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The force, which is appealing for witnesses, said the victim managed to stop the offender and take back his bike without injuries.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Sophie Smith pleaded that anyone with information which could help the investigation should come forward.

Anyone who believes they may be in possession of such information can call 101 or make a report on the Thames Valley Police website quoting the reference number 43230459537.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.