Plea to trace 'pride and joy' motorbike stolen in South Shields overnight theft

A motorbike, which was said to be its owner’s “pride and joy” has been stolen from outside a home in South Shields.

Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 2:28 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th October 2019, 12:01 pm
The theft happened in Bonsall Court. Picture: Google Maps.

It happened overnight between Tuesday, October 15, and Wednesday, October 16, from outside an address at Bonsall Court.

Bizarrely, a push bike was left in its place.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "At 9.42am on Wednesday, police received a report that a motorbike had been stolen overnight from an address in South Shields.

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“Inquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible.”

If you can help police in their inquiries, contact 101, quoting reference 237 161019.