You’ve helped us recover four stolen motorbikes
2 Aug 2019
We’re always better when we work together – and that’s definitely been the case in Immingham where information from you has helped us recover four stolen motorbikes.
Last week we joined forces with our colleagues at North East Lincolnshire Council, Engie and Humberside Fire and Rescue to find out more about the issues that matter most to you.
As part the Humber Talking two day event, we also appealed to you to let us know if you had information about where stolen motorbikes and mopeds were being stored.
And the community of Immingham have responded in their droves.
Sergeant Joanna Clark said: “The first call came in on Thursday, July 25 – the second day of the event -from a member of the public who said they had found a black Pioneer motorbike hidden on a track off Spring Street.
“We traced the owner, who confirmed it had been stolen, and we were able to reunite him with his bike.
“On Monday, July 29, we received a call from the owner of green Honda motorbike to say it had been stolen from an address in Pilgrim Avenue.
“A member of the public came to tell us he’d seen a bike being ridden erratically in the area and we were able to trace it to where it had been hidden in fields close to Lydford Road. That one has also been returned to its rightful owner.
“The last two bikes were recovered from a garage in Church Lane following a tip off from a member of the public.
“Both had been reported stolen and we’re now working to return them to their owners.
“In each of the four cases an investigation has also been launched to find the person responsible for stealing the bikes.
“I want to say thanks to everyone who has been in touch so far and my appeal to you is to keep that information coming.
“The results we have had this week show just how effective we can be if we work together.”
If you have information about crime or antisocial behaviour in your area, please speak to your local officer or call our non-emergency 101 line.
If you’d rather not give your name, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.