POLICE have issued advice after seeing an increase in thefts of bicycles.
The incidents took place across Havant, Barncroft, Bedhampton, West Leigh and Emsworth.
n Get an approved bike lock. Look for the Sold Secure logo on approved locks.
nAlways lock your bike at home, even when it is in your garage.
n Identify and register your bike with scheme Immobilise.
n Consider taking pictures of your bike and the frame number.
n Get in touch with your local Neighbourhood Policing team for Cycle Marking events
n If you have bike racks on your vehicle, remove them as this might be an indicator to thieves that a good quality bike is located at the property.