Police are investigating after a boy was allegedly confronted by a large group of teenagers and threatened.

The teenage victim was twice approached by groups of teenage boys and reportedly threatened in Calne town centre.

On February 28, at around 3.30pm, police say the boy was “cornered” by a group of around four teenagers outside the town hall and up the hill towards Market Hill.

The victim, who had been on his bike, was allegedly threatened and one of the offenders filmed the incident.

The second incident occurred on March 7 shortly after 3.30pm, along Stokes Croft Road.

The same teenager reportedly had his black bike stolen by a large group of boys, with around ten people present.

One of the suspects allegedly threatened to hurt the victim.

Police are investigating the incidents and have urged anybody who witnessed either of them to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: “We are appealing for witnesses following two concerning incidents in Calne town centre where threats were made towards a teenage boy.

“If you saw what happened, or have information that could help with our enquiries, please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 54240027186.

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”