North Yorkshire Police is asking for the owner of a suspected stolen white Raleigh bike (pictured) to come forward.
In addition, officers would also like to trace the owners of a further three bikes, which were involved in attempted bike thefts on Sunday 11 June 2023, in York City Centre.
Three young men attempted to steal two bikes from Blake Street/Duncombe Place at 11:18pm. The first bike has a white frame with a black logo, black handlebars, and a reddish/brown seat. The second bike has a blue frame, black handlebars, and a black seat.
Shortly afterwards, at 11.22pm, they attempted to steal another bike from Tanners Moat, this is described as having a black frame with a white logo, black handlebars, and black seat.
All three men, who were arrested under suspicion of theft and attempted theft of a pedal cycle, have now been released with bail conditions pending further investigation.
North Yorkshire Police is requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident. In particular officers would like to speak to the owners of each bike.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected] or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Ellyn Robertson.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230106798 when passing on information.