Two boys arrested over Brighton bike theft

Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:56 am

Two boys have been arrested over the theft of a bike which was taken in the centre of Brighton.

Sussex Police said that officers were trying to find the owner.

the force said: “Police have recovered this bike which was stolen from a rack in New Road, Brighton, in the early hours of Friday (12 April).

“Thieves broke the lock on the bike at around 2.30am and stole it.

“Officers arrested two teenage boys on suspicion of theft and were able to locate a grey and white Carrera mountain bike.”

Crime investigator Oliver Taylor said: “We have located the bike but need to trace its owner.

“Please get in touch with us if it is your bike or you know who owns it.”

Sussex Police added: “A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of theft of a pedal cycle and another boy aged 17 was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft.

“They have been released under investigation until 12 June.

“Report online or ring 101 quoting serial 134 of 12/04 if you are the bike owner or have any information about it.”

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