Slough moped thieves stole Vespa after breaking steering lock

THREE teenagers robbed a motorcyclist of his black Vespa moped in an early morning robbery, police say.

The incident occurred at 3am this morning on Bridge Close in Slough when three men stole the Vespa from a driveway having broken the steering lock.

They were then spotted driving the stolen moped near the same location at 7.35am.

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The owner, a teenage boy, followed them but the offenders fled towards the M4 off Mercian Way Park.

Police are appealing for information about the thieves, who they say are all teenage boys.

The first offender is described a white boy, around 16-years-old, of slim build and 5ft 4ins tall. He was wearing a black balaclava, black bomber styled jacket with a logo on the left side, a green tracksuit, black gloves and light coloured Nike trainers.

The second offender is described as a white boy, around 16-years-old, of slim build and 5ft 6ins tall. He was wearing a black balaclava, blue bomber jacket with a white lining on the inside of the hood, a black tracksuit, black Nike gloves and grey Nike 95 branded trainers.

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The third offender is described as a boy, around 16-years-old, of slim build and 5ft 3ins tall. He was wearing a black balaclava, black bomber jacket with a logo on the left arm sleeve, a black Nike branded tracksuit, black gloves with a logo attached and black trainers with a white stripe down the side.

Investigating officer PC Ashley Jones, based at Slough police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may live in the area and have information, dash cam or doorbell footage to please get in touch.

“You can contact us either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43220032849.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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