Warning after bike damaged
PUBLISHED: 09:00 07 December 2012
Police in Honiton are urging residents to ensure bikes and motorbikes are kept secure following a theft in the town.
PCSO Darren England has urged the public to ensure such vehicles are kept in locked garages or have sufficient locks on them.
The warning comes after a rare TGB Hawk 303R, taken from private property in Orchard Way, was recovered by police in Millhead Road.
The rare motorbike was of great sentimental value to its owner, 26-year-old Luke Dolby, who was given it as a present from his grandfather, Joe Gilson, before he died.
Unfortunately, the motorbike was found in a damaged condition, which has devastated the owner. Luke’s grandmother Carol Gilson, who founded the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme in memory of her late husband, said: “If they have nothing better to do than damage people’s property, I’m sure I could find them jobs to do in the community.”
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101.
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