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Bicycle theft by brand and type infographic 2014
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Mountain bike theft statistics infographic 2014

Our resident number cruncher has teamed up with stolen-bikes.co.uk and, combined with the Office of National Statistics data, we have created a bike theft infographic that takes a more detailed look at bicycle theft trends in 2014. [NOTE: For those of you who like infographics you can view it by clicking on the image or by scrolling down; for those who like … More

Bikes stolen from autism charity

An appeal for information has been launched after a charity in Lincolnshire was targeted by thieves. Three bikes were stolen from Autism Care UK in Scopwick on Friday night (January 3rd), leading to a Facebook campaign being launched. Care worker Dominic Clark posted on the social networking site: "To break into a persons house and take their property is one … More

Cyclist launches appeal after £2k bike theft

A cyclist has launched an appeal for information after his £2,000 bike was stolen from outside a gym in Wiltshire. Jordan Clarke left his khaki brown Mondraker mountain bike locked up securely outside Kiss Gyms in Princes Way in Swindon on Monday evening (December 2nd). Mr Clarke revealed that the bike must have been stolen between 18:45 and 20:30 GMT. … More

BBC screens bike theft investigation

An investigation into Midlands bike thefts has been screened by the BBC. The broadcaster found that almost 18,000 bikes were reported stolen in 2012 and only six per cent of them were returned to their owners. Research conducted for the BBC Inside Out West Midlands programme, which was shown last night (October 28th), indicated the actual number of stolen bikes … More

Cyclists offered free bike theft protection

Cyclists in Lancashire are being offered the chance to upgrade the protection of their bikes. Police in the region are coding bicycles free of charge in order to allow members of the public to make sure their valuables are protected and at less risk of being stolen. Sergeant Scott Archer, from the Lea Neighbourhood policing team, explained bike owners do … More

Bath Police launch cycle theft campaign

Avon and Somerset Police officers will be taking measures to help cyclists avoid becoming a victim of bike theft in a new clampdown. Officers will be looking for unlocked or inadequately-locked bikes and if they find any, they will be attaching crime prevention leaflets to increase awareness of cycle safety among owners. It was pointed out that bike theft in … More

Kent Police launch bike theft appeal

Kent Police have launched a public appeal for information after the theft of a bike. Officers revealed that the Cube Attention hardtail bike, which is worth nearly £700, was stolen from Medway Wharf Road in Tonbridge between 17:00 BST on October 18th and 18:30 BST the following day. Police explained that the bike is described as black, graphite grey and … More

£1,000 worth of racing bikes stolen from shed

An appeal for information has been launched after three racing bikes were stolen from the garden shed of a property in Scotland. Thieves broke into the shed in Denholm Drive, Musselburgh, between Thursday night (October 16th) and the following morning, reports the Scotsman. Among the cycles taken in the raid were a £700 Chris Boardman racing bike, while a silver … More

Police operation cuts Doncaster bike thefts

A massive police operation has successfully cut the number of bike thefts in Doncaster. During the first week of the operation, which includes a high-profile police presence across the area, just 14 bike thefts were recorded. The following week, this figure fell to ten and then in the week from October 7th to 14th, there were only two cycle thefts … More

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