Appeal for owner after man charged with bike theft

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POLICE are looking for the owner of a bike.

The black Boardman pedal cycle was locked in Harper Way, Fareham, on June 3 and was stolen at some stage after 7.15pm. Now police want to hear from the owner.

Jake Newman, 18, of Waverley Road, Southsea, was charged with the theft of a pedal cycle and going equipped for theft. He appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on June 5 and was bailed to appear again on July 29.

Call police staff investigator Thomas Eacott at Portsmouth Central police station on 101 quoting reference 44150187345.