Police appeal after theft of vintage motorbikes from blind man

Police have appealed for help after the theft of two vintage motorbikes.

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 16:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 17:23 pm
A motorbike similar to this one has been stolen

The bikes, which have been the only hobby of a blind man for many years, were stolen from a shed in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, July 9

The distinctive bikes, which are similar to the ones in these pictures, were taken from an address in Finchale Road, in Durham.

A motorbike similar to one of those stolen from Durham

PC Leanne Howe, of Durham Constabulary, said: “The couple who own these bikes have had them for many years and they are devastated they have been stolen.

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“These are very distinctive motorbikes and I am appealing to the public for help to reunite them with their rightful owners.”

The bikes are described as a BSA C15 Red, registration JLU 869D and a BSA Bantam D3 grey, registration 517 UXE.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident 64 of July 9.