Police appeal: stolen vintage bike is being ridden around Sidmouth

Police have issued an appeal over the theft of a vintage bicycle in Sidmouth – after the public helped reunite its owner with a trio of other rare bikes.

The white aluminium Baracuda with a broken frame has been seen being ridden around the town.

It was stolen from a property on East Hill, along with other rare bicycles, between 2.30pm and 3pm on Wednesday, June 12.

Police said three of the cycles were located and returned to their owner after members of the public responded to a previous appeal.

Damage was also caused to other bicycles on the victim’s property during the theft.

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference number: CR/052872/19.

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