Thieves use ladder to steal bike from shop

Buckingham Bikes, Buckingham Street, Aylesbury
Buckingham Bikes, Buckingham Street, Aylesbury

Thieves used a ladder and a metal pole to steal a mountain bike worth £1,000 from a bike shop.

Between 1.15am and 1.30am on Thursday, March 26, the offenders got in a first floor window of Buckingham Bikes in Buckingham Street, Aylesbury using a ladder and a metal pole to smash the glass.

They then took the bike, which is a medium white and black Giant Talon 27.50 mountain bike worth £1,000.

The shop’s manager Daniel Jones said he rushed to the scene after being woken up by a phone call from the alarm company.

Mr Jones, 48, who first opened Buckingham Bikes 18 years ago, said: “I got got there at around 2.30am and saw that they had taken the bike, so I called the police.”

Anyone who is approached with a bike matching the one described for sale, or anyone with information about the incident, should contact PC Sarah Lewis from Aylesbury CID on 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.