A three-year-old boy is calling on Times readers to help reunite him with his most prized possession.

Heartless thieves took Charlie Mitchell’s bike from the garden of his home in Cornell Close, Witham at some point between December 10 and 13.

Mum Tasha Mitchell, 25, said her son was heartbroken and had woken every morning for the past week asking when his bike would be returned.

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