Man arrested in connection to hole-in-the-wall bike theft

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A man has been arrested after bikes were stolen through a hole-in-the-wall from a cycle shop in St John’s Street.

Mick’s Cycles of Bury St Edmunds was broken into early on Friday morning (Nov 29) and a quantity of stock was stolen.

Access to the shop was gained through the skylight of a neighbouring building before a substantial hole was made in an adjoining wall.

Three bicycles were recovered from woodland in The Street, Great Livermere at 2.55pm on Friday.

At 8pm on Friday police received reports of a suspicious vehicle in Ampton.

Officers found an unattended car and shortly afterwards a 40-year-old man from Diss was arrested suspicion of burglary.

Officers have also searched a property in Blo Norton where a number of bicycles and frames were siezed.

The investigation into the burglary is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Chanelle Halford on 101 or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.