BRITISH Transport Police officers are calling on the public to help trace a man with Chester links in connection with a cycle theft at Crewe Railway Station.
The theft happened between 7am and 6pm on Wednesday, May 23, after a 54-year-old man from Crewe left his bike locked at the cycle racks at Crewe station.
PC Mel Dodd said: “At some point during the day the thief stole the cycle, a £450 silver Marrin Kentfield, but left the lock, intact, attached to the rack.
“We believe the thief, after stealing the bike, boarded a train to Chester – so it is possible he has links to that area.
“I am now appealing to anyone with information about the theft, or who recognises the man pictured, to come forward.”
PC Dodd added: “Cycle theft is an issue on the railway across the country and, though it is not a prolific crime at Crewe, we are determined to deal with this offence quickly and deter others who may look to steal bikes – or any other property – from the railway.”
If you have any information call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. In all calls quote background log B3NWA of 26/6/12.