I was contacted by a person who bought it, police ignored it even though I have given them home address and full name of the thief (he was so stupid to give that details to buyer!!)
Thief must have got cold feet and returned it to near where it was stollen from and thrown it behind a wall?!?
Through sharing this on our local blues and twos page the person who found my bike dumped got in contact with me about my post and I went to check it was mine then collect it!
Some amazing news! My bike has been returned! A brilliant guy in Forest Hill caught two thieves trying to break into his neighbour's garage and chased them off - and one of them left their bike behind - which turned out to be mine! He found my post w...
Found abandoned a street away in the nearest secluded area where the thief could cut the chain lock linking the Islabike to a Trek road bike stolen in same theft. No sign of the Trek.
I received an email early this morning [19/10/20] from Cash Converters in Bedminster, Bristol. Claiming they had seized the bicycle from an individual. later that day, I contacted the police to update my crime ref# number with this news and was advis...
The school reviewed the CCTV! The culprit confessed, & we have the bike back. What a relief! Thank to everyone for all the advice!
The bike was recovered less than 24 hours by Essex Police in Clacton some 18 miles away from Colchester. It was a great job. Thanks to Essex Police for their great work.
Found my bike for sale on Gumtree 6 weeks after it has initially been stolen. Arranged to view the bike with the seller and retrieved by force, you have to do it yourself you cannot rely on the police.