An electric pedal cycle was stolen from outside Debenhams in Queensway, Southampton (opposite East Street) at around 3.50pm on Wednesday, February 3.

The bike is hand painted turquoise with black panniers on the back. It belongs to a 78-year-old local woman who witnessed the theft as she walked out of the store.

The offender is described as:

White man
5ft 8ins to 5ft 10ins tall
Average build
Wearing a dark coloured hat and coat and shoes with white soles.

PC Tony Brookes said: “This bike is extremely important to the victim, a vulnerable lady, it allowed her independence. Without the bike she is reliant of family and friends to help her with basic tasks.

“This bike is also very distinctive. I would urge anyone who has seen it, or is offered it for sale to come forward.”

Additional Info

Police Incident NumberRMS Number: 44160051871
Police ForceHampshire Constabulary 0845 045 45 45