POLICE have arrested a 14-year-old boy and a man after two boys were held at knifepoint in Runcorn.

Police say the pair threatened two juveniles with a knife before stealing their bikes.

The incident happened shortly after 6pm last night on Hospital Way, Runcorn.

A Cheshire police spokesman said: “The police arrested two alleged perpetrators close by.

“A 14-year-old boy from Runcorn and a 25-year-old man from Winsford are currently in custody.”