Using police data from January – May 2019, these are the areas that saw the most recent and highest frequency of bike thefts.
1. Parking areas
Sunderland parking areas are some of the most unsafe places to leave your bike in the city, with three thefts reported this year.
2. Sunderland station
Though station bicycle racks are a common place to leave your bike, they may not be the safest. Sunderland station has seen two bike thefts since the start of this year.
There were two bike thefts also reported from Sunderland theatres during 2019 so far.
Sunderland nightclubs are another risky place to leave your bike, with two thefts reported during the period of January-May 2019.