12-year-old Birkdale boy arrested following Southport bike thefts

11th October 2016

12-year-old Birkdale boy arrested following Southport bike thefts

Merseyside Police can confirm that a 12-year-old boy from Birkdale has been arrested on suspicion of theft of cycles.

Sefton Neighbourhood officers carried out searches at addresses in Southport, which led to the recovery of three pedal cycles:
A red and black ‘X-rated Quarter’ BMX bike
A green BMX, sprayed black
A purple mountain bike, sprayed black

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the origins of these bikes, and an image of the red and black BMX is attached.

The boy has been released pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southport Neighbourhood on (0151) 7773442, call 101, or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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