Police are investigating the theft of four RNLI lifeguard quad bikes that were stolen in a raid at the charity’s support centre in Formby, near Southport.

The bikes worth £6K each were stolen on Thursday night (31st January 2013)   The quad bikes are used to patrol beaches on Crosby, Formby, Southport and Ainsdale beaches

Lifeguard supervisor Pete Rooney said it was “heart-breaking” to discover the thefts.

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