A TEENAGER was robbed of his bike by a gang of men in a daylight incident.

The 16-year-old boy was in Victoria Park, Haslingden, when he was approached by the group who then stole his Blue Giant Reign pedal-bike.

His bike was later recovered in a wooded area across from Lincoln Place.

Officers are now appealing for information following the incident at around 4.45pm on Wednesday, August 1.

A police spokesman said: "There are five offenders who are all described as Asian.

"If you have any information contact us on 101 reference EF1811859 or e-mail 5200@lancashire.pnn.police.uk."