Manning Great Police District officers are appealing to members of the community for assistance as the incidence of bicycle thefts in Forster Tuncurry continues
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 12 plain clothes police were patrolling a local caravan park when they witnessed a person riding a bicycle in the park.
Following a short pursuit police were able to recover the bicycle with the rider running from the area.
After a forensic examination was undertaken the $10,000 electric bicycle was later returned to its owner.
The following Tuesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 17 police recovered another two bicycles, following interactions with riders.
Investigations are continuing, however police are seeking information concerning these two recovered bicycles.
If you are the owner, or know the owner please contact Forster Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Crime Stoppers has partnered with BikeVault and Bicycle NSW to help reduce theft and increase the chances of stolen bikes being recovered.
Bike owners now have access to a free community service provided by BikeVault, where bike owners can store their bike's details.
The initiative will ensure your bike can be tracked and return if it is stolen, and recovered.
More information or to enter your bike's identification details can be found at: https://www.bikevault.com.au