E-bike stolen in 'robbery' outside shop

THE owner of an electric bike had the vehicle stolen in a reported robbery after leaving it outside a shop.
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South Yorkshire Police

Police are appealing for information after the bike was stolen from outside a shop in Church Street, near Spice Lounge restaurant in Swinton on Saturday, October 25 at around 6pm.

A force spokesperson said: “It is alleged that the owner of the bike went into a shop and left his bike with a friend.

“However, while he was in the shop, the bike was stolen in a reported robbery.”

Anyone with information can report to South Yorkshire Police online, via live chat or by calling 101 quoting investigation number 14/190550/23.

Information can also be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via www.crimestoppers.org or by calling 0800 555 111.