August 25, 2014 9.32 am This story is over 116 months old

Four Lincoln bikes stolen over Bank Holiday weekend

Bike thefts: A number of bicycles have been stolen from gardens over Bank Holiday in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Police are advising residents to be vigilant with their bikes’ security after a number of thefts over the weekend.

From August 22 to August 24, four bicycles were stolen from gardens in the city centre.

The first incident (Inc 420 of 22/08/2014) happened during the day on August 22 along Turner Street, Lincoln.

Access was gained by the offender by climbing over a shed and into the garden, then exiting by unbolting the gate.

Additionally, (Inc 124 of 24/08/2014) on August 23 on Riverside Drive, Lincoln, a silver framed Carrera bicycle that was leaning against a shed in the garden was taken.

Finally, two bicycles were taken from a back garden on Westbourne Grove, Lincoln, overnight on August 23 (Inc 108 of 21/08/2014).

Officers advise that bicycles are stored out of sight and locked away if possible in order to deter thieves.

Any information on any of the incident should be reported to police by calling 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.