CRIME

Gardaí in Kilkenny warn of rise in bike thefts in recent days

Pictured is one of the bikes which has been recovered

Sam Matthews

Reporter:

Sam Matthews

Email:

sam.matthews@kilkennypeople.ie

KILKENNY

Apollo Creed junior mountain bike recovered by gardaí. Picture: Carlow-Kilkenny Gardaí

Gardaí in Kilkenny are reporting an increase in bicycle thefts here in the last few days.

Members of Unit D seized this bike on Monday evening and want to return it to its rightful owner. It is a colourful Apollo Creed junior mountain bike, with a lock under the saddle.

Gardaí are also investigating the theft of a bike from a railing on Bateman Quay in Kilkenny on Sunday between 6 and 7pm. The black and white Scott speedster racing bike with white handlebars was attached to the railing using a combination lock.

If anyone has any information contact gardaí on 056-7775000.