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Police appeal after high-value bicycles stolen in Bury St Edmunds

Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft of high-value bicycles in Bury St Edmunds. Pictured: Bikes stolen in the Westley Road burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft of high-value bicycles in Bury St Edmunds. Pictured: Bikes stolen in the Westley Road burglary

Police in Bury St Edmunds are appealing for witnesses after three burglaries involving the theft of more than £11,000 worth of bicycles.

The incidents all occurred overnight between Tuesday May 27 and Wednesday May 28.

The first incident took place between 11pm and 6am at a house in Westley Road where entry was gained to a conservatory via an open window and three bikes were stolen.

The bikes are described as a yellow mans Pantani Phibra 2, a red ladies Giant racing bike and a girls black and Forme racing bike.

The combined value of these bikes is in excess of £6,000.

At some point between 8pm and 7.30am a garage in Fountains Road was broken into and seven bikes were stolen from inside.

These included two Giant mens bikes, two Cube mens bikes, a mans Merida mountain bike and a mans On One Whippet mountain bike.

The combined value of the bikes is around £5,000.

The final burglary involved an insecure shed in Queens Road being entered and bikes being stolen from inside.

The bikes have since been recovered in bushes nearby.

Anyone with information about these burglaries or who may have been offered bikes matching these descriptions for sale, is asked to contact the Bury St Edmunds Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting reference BU/14/1445, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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