Police: Motorbike theft on the rise

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POLICE are warning people to take precautions after a recent rise in moped and motorbike thefts in Cosham.

Bikes have been targeted in Paulsgrove and officers are urging bike owners to be aware and make sure they secure their bikes.

PC Steph Lansley from the Paulsgrove Safer Neighbourhoods team said: ‘Even if you are stepping into a shop for a moment or nipping inside your house to collect something, you should always ensure your bike is locked.’