A TEENAGE boy was robbed at knifepoint as he rode on a friend’s bicycle.

The 13-year-old was riding a black Norco Storm 3 mountain bike in a footpath off the A23 London Road in Crawley on Saturday.

A man came out of bushes and threatened him with a knife at about 5.30pm.

The suspect took the bike, which has yellow signs and pedals, and rode towards County Oak.

He is a mixed race18-year-old, 5ft 7ins and with a lazy eye. He wore a black durag on his head, a dark grey Nike tracksuit, and black trainers. Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote 1272 of 27/06.