£5,000 mountain bikes stolen


Police are today appealing for information after two mountain bikes were stolen from a cycle rack on the back of a car in Stokesley.

The bikes were on the rear of a Red Citroen C1.

The car was parked on the Cringle Moor Chase in Great Broughton.

The bikes were taken over night between 11pm on Friday 27 December and 8am the following day.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area overnight or knows of the current whereabouts of the cycles to contact them.

The cycles include an Inbred, medium frame sized cycle in gun metal colour. It has front suspension and a triple chain set. The chain set is a Shimano XT Groupset with Shimano pedals. This cycle has NI-TI lettering of the frame positioned on the rear tube that leads from the seat to the crank. Both tyres are Maxxis high roller tyres. The serial number for this cycle is OR0301174.

The other cycle is a Scott Scale 20 with a medium carbon fibre frame in black and grey. The seat is black and has a solid metal post that is fused into the carbon fibre frame. The cycle has front suspension with fox forks. The cycle has the lettering of Scott Scale in black and white on the front of the frame. Also the lettering of 20 Scale is on the top tube of the frame. There is no serial number for this cycle.

The combined value of both bikes is around £5,000.

Anyone with any information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Edward Reid. Or email Edward.reid@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively, you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference 12130223967 when passing on information about this incident.