Bikes stolen during burglary in Gedling recovered after police pursuit

 Bikes stolen during burglary in Gedling recovered after police pursuit
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Police have recovered bikes stolen from a property in Gedling following a pursuit of the suspects.

Officers received reports that a group of men had broken into a garage in Arnold Lane and taken a motorbike and three mountain bikes. These had been loaded into a white van, which had been driven off by the suspects.

It happened at about 9.30pm last night (Wednesday 6).

Officers spotted the suspects’ vehicle, which failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued.

PICTURED: Arnold Lane (IMAGE: Google)

The van came to a stop after crashing at the bottom of a grass bank in Woodthorpe.

After a foot pursuit a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He remains in police custody.

The motorbike and mountain bikes were recovered from the van.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “Our inquiries are ongoing. We’re appealing for any witnesses or anyone who has any information about the burglary and those responsible to get in touch.

“The offenders are about 6ft tall and of skinny build. They were dressed in black and were wearing face coverings.”

Anyone who has any information which could help with our enquiries is urged to call us on 101, quoting incident number 940 of 6 March 2019, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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