BICYCLE THEFT (Neighbourhood Watch Scotland)

BICYCLE THEFT (Neighbourhood Watch Scotland)

In the East Lothian area recently, there has been a marked increase in the theft of bicycles. These thefts have occurred from garages, shops and the street.If you own a bicycle, please ensure that:- It is secured with a strong lock, and to a ground anchor if possible- Keep it stored out of sight- Consider purchasing a bike marking kit from a secured by design authorised company – this can make it easier to identify your bike should it be recovered if stolen. It can also prevent theft as the marking does not come off the bike.- Consider fitting a shed/garage alarmIf you need any more crime prevention advice please call 101 or reply to this message.