Warning after bike thefts

POLICE have issued advice after seeing an increase in thefts of bicycles.

Thursday, 14th June 2018, 12:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:46 pm

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.

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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.