Stolen motorbike has been found at a house in Rugby - a week after it was taken in the town

Two men from Rugby have been arrested in connection with the theft

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 5:31 pm

A stolen motorbike has been found at a house in Rugby - a week after it was taken from the town.

Two men from Rugby have been arrested in connection with the theft.

They are among five people who have been arrested for vehicle crimes in Warwickshire in less then 24 hours.

A stolen motorbike has been found at a house in Rugby - a week after it was taken from the town.

Officers seized the stolen motorbike from a house in Arnold Street, Rugby yesterday (Monday May 24) afternoon.

In another incident, two men from Coventry were arrested on suspicion of theft after officers stopped a stolen van on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.

A 16-year-old boy from Birmingham was arrested this morning on suspicion of theft of a bike from Coventry Road, Coleshill after the stolen bike was spotted for sale on Facebook.

Detective Inspector Collette O’Keefe from Warwickshire Police Proactive CID said: “Vehicle crime has a big impact on our communities. The arrests in the last couple of days and other recent arrests should reassure our communities that we are committed to taking action against those we suspect of being responsible.

“If anyone has any concerns regarding criminal activity in the area or any information that can help our investigations into vehicle crime they should call Warwickshire Police on 101. If a crime is in progress dial 999. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”