Four Dirt Bikes Stolen in Whiteley, Police Appeal for Information

Four dirt bikes were stolen from an address in Whiteley, with CCTV footage showing four suspects pushing the bikes along Milne Road. The police are appealing for information to identify the suspects and locate the stolen bikes, one of which has been spotted in Southampton.

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Four Dirt Bikes Stolen in Whiteley, Police Appeal for Information

Four Dirt Bikes Stolen in Whiteley, Police Appeal for Information

On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, four dirt bikes were stolen from an address in Dumas Drive, Whiteley. According to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary, CCTV footage shows four people pushing the motor vehicles along Milne Road, towards Colebridge Drive.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the ongoing issue of property theft and the need for increased vigilance in local communities. The recovery of stolen goods and the apprehension of suspects can have a significant impact on public trust in law enforcement and community safety.

The suspects are believed to be four men, wearing dark clothing and hoods, with one of them having a distinctive limp. A small silver hatchback car was also seen following the group.

The stolen bikes include an orange KTM with the words "MMX Racing" and the number "67" on the side, with a registration number ending in HYR. An orange and navy Husqvarna dirt bike and two children's sized dirt bikes, colored black and green, were also taken in the theft.

Since the incident, one of the stolen bikes, the orange KTM, has been spotted in Studland Close, in the Redbridge area of Southampton. The police are now appealing to the public for any information that could help identify the suspects and locate the remaining stolen bikes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police on 101, quoting the reference number 44240191873, or submit a report online via the police website. Anonymous reports can also be made to Crimestoppers online or by calling 0800 555 111.

The theft of these dirt bikes has left the owners distressed and the community concerned. As the police continue their investigation, they remain hopeful that with the public's assistance, the suspects will be apprehended, and the stolen bikes will be recovered.

Key Takeaways

  • Four dirt bikes stolen from Dumas Drive, Whiteley on May 7, 2024.
  • Suspects: 4 men in dark clothing, one with a limp, with a silver hatchback car.
  • Stolen bikes: orange KTM, orange/navy Husqvarna, 2 children's dirt bikes.
  • Orange KTM spotted in Studland Close, Southampton; police seek public's help.
  • Report info to police on 101 or online, or anonymously to Crimestoppers.