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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of a bicycle from Southgate in Ripon.
The incident happened at approximately 3.30pm yesterday (Sunday 02 April 2023).
The bicycle (pictured below) is a Giant xtc team , full suspension mountain bike. The bike is mainly black and red with hints of yellow on the frame, red forks and hope breaks.
The word “GIANT” is written on the middle part of the frame in large black letters and there is a yellow boarder around the writing.
There is no mud guard at the back and there is a bracket for a bike computer, but no computer is attached to the bike. There are also lights on the front and back of the bike.
If you see the stolen bicycle or have any information on its whereabouts please email [email protected].
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Jacob Higgins
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230058509.
Update 5 April 2023: As a direct result of this appeal, a member of public recognised the bike, which had been abandoned in bushes near the Ripon bypass. It has now been returned to its rightful owner.