A motorbike and a traditional butcher’s bike were stolen from Hambleton.

A group of four men in a white van posed as potential customers who were looking to buy a vintage bike.

The men agreed to buy a motorcycle, a traditional butcher’s bike which had “VMCC” written on the frame and a chicken pen for £1675 before loading the items into the van and driving off without paying the victim.

PC 3407 Victoria Reed of Blackpool Police said: “This theft has left the victim, who is an 83 year old man, extremely shocked and upset and I would appeal to anyone with any information to contact us.”

Anyone with information contact police on 01253 604355 or they can call 101 quoting crime reference number WD1502273.

Additional Info

Police Incident NumberWD1502273.
Police ForceLancashire Constabulary 0845 1 25 35 45