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Police discovery 101 suspected stolen bicycles in Oldham

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 22 February 2019


British Transport Police made the find, which took them three van loads to transport back to their depot after they seized them over the course of the weekend.

A 42-year old man has been arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation and handling stolen goods in connection with the find.

He’s been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

In a statement to Revolution News, British Transport Police said: “Following an investigation by British Transport Police into a report of a bike theft in West Yorkshire, 101 bicycles were seized from a house in Oldham on 15 February.

“A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation and the handling of stolen goods.

“He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

“The bikes have all been seized by police, and offers are now working to reunite them with their owners.”

 


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