CCTV images released after theft at station

British Transport Police officers investigating the theft of a bike from racks at Leighton Buzzard railway station have released some grainy CCTV images.

The cycle – valued at £150 – had been secured with a cycle lock the day before.

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Officers say the stills are of two men they want to speak to as part of the investigation to the Saturday, July 19 theft.

PC Alex Trivino said: “A 33-year-old local man locked his grey mountain bike in the cycle racks outside on Friday, July 18. When he returned the next day, his bike and lock were gone.”

Officers have conducted house-to-house enquiries locally, and have viewed CCTV footage of the incident.

PC Trivino added: “Who are the two men pictured? If you know them, please get in touch as I think they will be able assist this investigation.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference MSUB/B3 of 25/09/2014.

The appeal is part of Operation Magnum – BTP’s initiative to combat the theft of passenger property on the rail network.

PC Trivino added: “Reducing the number of bikes stolen from stations is a major aim for BTP. We will always investigate incidents reported to us. There are also steps you can take to reduce your risk of becoming the victim of bike theft, including marking your bike frame and using a high-quality lock.”