Twelve bikes stolen in three months from Todmorden train station

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Police are investigating a spate of bike thefts from a West Yorkshire train station - with 12 having been stolen in three months.

The first bike was reported stolen from Todmorden train station in April and since then, in addition to the bike thefts, two vehicles have also been broken into at the station, with a number of personal items being taken from them.

Detectives have now released multiple CCTV images of men they wish to speak with in connection to these thefts.

Investigating officer Det Con Rory Durant, said: “So far twelve bikes have been stolen from this station and we are today appealing for the public’s help in tackling this spate of thefts. If you have any information on who these individuals are then please get in touch.

“Unfortunately, bikes remain a popular target for opportunist thieves and I would like to remind cyclists of bicycle security. Remember to use strong, durable locks and ensure that your bike is registered at www.bikeregister.com.”

Anyone with information should get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or call 0800 50 40 50 quoting reference 127 of 4/7/2017. Alternatively, ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.