Bikes worth £1,000 stolen in raid at Berkshire CyclesBy Hugh Fort
March 21, 2012
Thieves have snatched more than £1,000 worth of specialist bikes in a raid on a cycle shop in Woodley.
The burglars struck sometime between 5.30pm on Friday, March 16 and 9.30am on Saturday, March 17 at Berkshire Cycles in Loddon Bridge Road.
They forced their way in to the shop and stole six specialised bicycles which include two Raleigh bikes, one Giant bike, one GT bike and a Landrover bike.
PC Jon Turner-Evans, of Loddon Valley police station, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the offenders or offence taking place to contact police.
“I would also to ask any bike shops or members of the public to contact police if they are approached by anyone selling a bicycle.
“If you heard or saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident, please contact the police.”
Anyone with information about the incident should call PC Turner-Evans on 101 or on the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.