Bikes stolen from outside police station

March 03 2017

A MAN from Oldbury Court has been arrested after officers' bikes were stolen from Fishponds Police Station.

A MAN from Oldbury Court has been arrested after officers' bikes were stolen from Fishponds Police Station.

Eight bikes were taken from a rack at the back of the station during the evening of Thursday February 9.

A police spokeswoman said: "Fishponds Police Station wasn’t broken into, but some of our bicycles were stolen. They were taken from a bike rack/cage at the rear of the station. Eight bikes were stolen and we have since recovered them. 

"We arrested an 18-year-old man from Oldbury Court in connection with the thefts and he has been released on bail whilst out investigations continue."

On the same night, the boiler room at the Co-Op on Straits Parade was broken into but nothing was stolen. Around £200 of magazines were also stolen from a storage box outside the Co-Op during the same evening.