Image of bike stolen after being left for 'a couple of minutes' released

Image of bike stolen after being left for 'a couple of minutes' released

Image of bike stolen after being left for 'a couple of minutes' released

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

Police have released a picture of an expensive mountain bike after it was stolen from a home in West Watford.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the black Carrera Vulcan 7005 was taken from the hallway of a property in Hagden Lane at around 3pm on June 13.

The victim, a man who had been carrying out work at the house, left his bike unattended in the hallway with the door open for just a couple of minutes.

The bike has a 20 inch large frame, Maxxis rear tyre, gel seat, straight handlebar, rear neon light and rear mudguard.

When stolen the bike had had a Kevlar bike lock locked to the upright of the bike frame, and a second bike lock around the saddle stem.

Anyone with information should contact Assistant Investigator Elaine Counsell on 01923 472939 or the Herts police non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number C1/14/2957.

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9:36pm Thu 17 Jul 14

Keefer says...

So let me get this straight ...Two bike locks, one made of Kevlar no less, and neither were doing what they were fitted to the bike to do?

I had my bike stolen in the early seventies! I was no older than 11 at the time and I made more of an effort to keep it safe than this person by tying a yellow duster through the back wheel.

This is as perfect an instance of "self-inflicted" as your ever likely to see.
So let me get this straight ...Two bike locks, one made of Kevlar no less, and neither were doing what they were fitted to the bike to do? I had my bike stolen in the early seventies! I was no older than 11 at the time and I made more of an effort to keep it safe than this person by tying a yellow duster through the back wheel. This is as perfect an instance of "self-inflicted" as your ever likely to see. Keefer
  • Score: -4

1:12am Fri 18 Jul 14

G_Whiz says...

Keefer wrote:
So let me get this straight ...Two bike locks, one made of Kevlar no less, and neither were doing what they were fitted to the bike to do?

I had my bike stolen in the early seventies! I was no older than 11 at the time and I made more of an effort to keep it safe than this person by tying a yellow duster through the back wheel.

This is as perfect an instance of "self-inflicted
" as your ever likely to see.
Well you would think it would be safe in a house - but i suppose West Watford has changed somewhat over the years! Bandit country, no cops about, no deterrent to crime and judging by my last trip to the Tesco there - no manners and lot's of dirty looks!
[quote][p][bold]Keefer[/bold] wrote: So let me get this straight ...Two bike locks, one made of Kevlar no less, and neither were doing what they were fitted to the bike to do? I had my bike stolen in the early seventies! I was no older than 11 at the time and I made more of an effort to keep it safe than this person by tying a yellow duster through the back wheel. This is as perfect an instance of "self-inflicted " as your ever likely to see.[/p][/quote]Well you would think it would be safe in a house - but i suppose West Watford has changed somewhat over the years! Bandit country, no cops about, no deterrent to crime and judging by my last trip to the Tesco there - no manners and lot's of dirty looks! G_Whiz
  • Score: 4

2:52am Fri 18 Jul 14

Veritas says...

oh please, we should be able to leave things a !! few mins

Reason for more CCTV in West Watford, puzzled by it absence?
oh please, we should be able to leave things a !! few mins Reason for more CCTV in West Watford, puzzled by it absence? Veritas
  • Score: 4

9:40am Fri 18 Jul 14

highhigh says...

Makes me so angry that a little scumbag has come across the bike and thought they would pinch it! Unfortunately this is 2014 Britain
Makes me so angry that a little scumbag has come across the bike and thought they would pinch it! Unfortunately this is 2014 Britain highhigh
  • Score: 6

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