Crime wave hits holiday park

A HOLIDAY complex has been hit by a crime wave after 11 mountain bikes - worth thousands of pounds - were stolen.

Dave Gooderham

A HOLIDAY complex has been hit by a crime wave after 11 mountain bikes - worth thousands of pounds - were stolen.

Visitors to the popular Centre Parcs site were targeted by thieves after the bikes, which were all locked up outside the holiday villas, were stolen.

Police this morning have launched an appeal for witnesses and urged anyone who is offered any of the stolen bikes for sale to contact them.


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The bikes stolen including a boy's silver and charcoal Specialised Hardrock bike and a lady's bronze and brown Myka bike.

The others stolen were all men's bikes and were: a red Specialised Rockhopper, a Claude Butler Cape Wrath, a grey and blue Scott bike, a Marin Hawkhill, a Specialised Rockhopper, a Giant Bolder, a Maruishi Palasides, an Animal bike and a silver and blue Giant mountain bike.

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All the bikes were stolen sometime between Sunday and Wednesday at the site in Elveden, between Bury St Edmunds and Thetford.

Anyone with information should contact Sgt Keith Grant on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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