A man has been arrested in connection with theft after three motorbikes were taken from areas of Glossop and Hadfield.
The motorbikes were taken overnight between Wednesday 29th January and Thursday 30th February. The first incident took place on Queen Street, Hadfield where a motorbike and chain were taken from outside a property.
During the same night, a moped was a stolen from a public car park on Winster Mews and another was taken from a garden on Thorncliffe Road, Hadfield.
The man arrested has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Following the thefts, Police will be heading out on targeted patrols and are aencouraging residents to remain vigilant and to report suspicious activity. Derbyshire Police have also released the following advice which they urge bike owners to take:
- Buy an alarm, immobiliser and secondary locks such as a disc lock, U-lock, chain or cable lock.
- Always use the steering lock on your vehicle.
- When out in public, park your motorcycle where it can be seen or in spaces that have stands for you to secure your bike to
- Try to cover your vehicle and if possible use ground anchors or a garage
- Avoid leaving your helmet, gloves or other possessions on the machine
- Put security markings on as many parts of your bike as possible
If you saw anything suspicious, have any information on the above incidents, or CCTV nearby; you are asked to call 101, the non-emergency number for Derbyshire police.