Bike thief suspect is arrested in Portsmouth

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A MAN was arrested last night after police found him with boltcroppers and looking at bikes.

Police were on patrols near Nuffield Health Club, off Northern Parade, Stamshaw, when they found the man.

The suspect had bolt croppers in his backpack and was searching through bikes.

The man was taken into custody to be interviewed. Police are urging cyclists to use strong locks.