Monday, February 18, 2013
British Transport Police release CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a theft of a bicycle.
British Transport Police (BTP) are investigating the theft of a bicycle from a train travelling between Exeter and Axminster.
Officers have released CCTV images of a man they wish to identify and speak to in relation to the incident.
Investigating officer PC Stewart Warne said: “The victim was travelling on a South West Trains service between Exeter Central and Axminster at around 9.30pm on Tuesday, January 17.
“He left his blue mountain bike in the bike stand area of one carriage and sat in the next carriage. When he went to collect it as the train approached Axminster, he realised it had been taken.”
Officers would now like to speak to the man in these photographs as they believe he will have key information.
BTP say the man travelled from Exeter to Feniton on board the train.
PC Warne added: “Officers work tirelessly to crack down on cycle theft, which cause victims great distress, often leaving them stranded and having to find other means to get home.
“If you know who this man is, please contact British Transport Police straight away.”
Anyone who knows the identity of this man or has any information is urged to call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident reference 294 of 21/01/13.