April 5, 2012 8.00 am This story is over 122 months old

Keep your bike safe with Lincoln PCSOs’ advice

Safer bikes: Lincoln PCSOs will give people advice on how to keep their bicycles safe from thieves.

Lincoln PCSOs are raising awareness of bike thefts among those visiting the cinema this weekend.

Officers will be near the Odeon on Brayford Wharf on Saturday, April 7 from 11am to advise cyclists on keeping their bikes safe from theft.

The PCSOs will hand out the free bike passports for you to fill in your bike’s details and serial number.

This helps police return your bike should it be stolen and recovered.

The team will also give details on how cyclist can get hold of limited edition ImobiTags, which also helps return stolen bikes.

Bicycle theft in Lincoln has increased by around 50% in the past few months, compared to the previous year.

Lincolnshire Police have made a number of arrests, with residents helping by reporting suspicious activity and identify possible offenders in CCTV footage.

Call Lincolnshire Police on 101 with any information on crime, or the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Source: Lincolnshire Police