A THIEF threatened a boy before stealing his bicycle.

The 14-year-old was on holiday in Worthing when the man confronted him in Montague Street and demanded he handed over the bike.

Police said the suspect is white, 5ft 8in, of medium build, with black greying hair. He was wearing a bright blue parka jacket.

The bike is black bike with stickers on the frame and blue spokes.

The incident happened on the night of August 27, and police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information should call the force on 101 quoting serial 1169 of 27/08.