TWO teenagers have been left extremely shaken after hooded yobs snatched their bikes in a Heswall park.

At around 6.40pm on Saturday, October 5 it is reported that two 15-year-old boys were on their bikes near the swings at Dawstone Park when two males approached them.

One of the yobs claimed he had a knife before snatching the bikes.

The first male is white, 5ft 8in and wore a black Berghaus coast with the hood up and black trousers.

He was with another male who wore a blue Berghaus coat.

One of the stolen bikes is a black and grey Carrera Vengeance with a water bottle holder and pump attached to the main frame and lights on the front.

The other is a black and orange Carrera with black handlebars.

Detective sergeant Kevin O’Rourke said: "While the victims were not injured during this incident, they were left extremely shaken by what happened.

“Thankfully, incidents such as this are extremely rare and I can reassure people that we are doing everything we can to trace and arrest the offenders, and are appealing for the public to help us find them.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police via social media @MerPolCC, call 101 quoting incident reference 19100576578 or 19100576632.

Information can also be passed via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: