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Young triathlete left devastated following bike theft in Wigginton

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a burglary that occurred in Wigginton which left a young triathlete without their bike.

It happened overnight between Wednesday  8 and Thursday 9 November 2017 when a garage on Green Dikes, Wigginton was broken in to and a white and black adult’s Cube Attain bike and  black and red child’s Giant Defy bike were taken.

The owners, including the 11-year-old boy that uses the Defy bike to compete in triathlons, are now unable to take part in further competitions until they can source suitable replacements.

The child’s bike is marked using the north Yorkshire Police dot peen system so is easily traceable.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Fiona Wilding You can also email Fiona.Wilding@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12170201245

Dot peen allows recovered property to be reunited with owners. North Yorkshire Police hold regular community events and sessions for members of the public to have their property marked and can contact their local SNA team if they wish to attend the next event.

Contact details:
Fiona wilding - #1864
Fiona.Wilding@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 1864
Incident reference:
12170201245
Last modified: October 16, 2018