Appeal following theft of motocross bike in Haddington

Published 16 January 2018

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a motocross bike in Haddington.

Motocross bike HaddingtonThe incident happened around 12.15am on Monday 15 January at the former Ideal Garage premises in the Hardgate area.

The suspects have forced entry to the premises and stolen a white and red Honda CRF450 motocross bike with the number 11 marked on the side.

The bike was last seen being driven off towards the A1 from the Hardgate area.

Officers are keen to trace two suspects seen in the area on motorbikes around the time of the theft.

Detective Constable Bruce Dodds of Dalkeith CID said: “I would ask anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area around the time of the theft to contact us as soon as possible.

“The stolen bike was seen leaving in the direction of the A1 and I would ask anyone who has seen it since to get in touch.

“Equally, anyone who has information that can help with our investigations is asked to contact officers immediately.”

Those with information are asked to contact Dalkeith CID via 101, quoting incident number 0039 of 15 January, or make an anonymous report through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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