Bail extended for Gravesend Cyclopark £8,000 bike theft suspect

Bikes used at Cyclopark worth £7,950 were taken in January and February.

Bikes used at Cyclopark worth £7,950 were taken in January and February.

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A Gravesend man arrested in connection with the theft of nearly £8,000 worth of high value road bikes used at Cyclopark has had his bail extended.

The 26-year-old will have to wait until May 8 to find out whether he will be charged after being detained following the theft of bikes worth a total of £7,950.

Between 5pm on January 1 and 10am the following day, a GT Grand Tourer carbon bike worth £2,500 and a Giant road bike worth £750 were reported to have been taken from an address in Old Road East, Gravesend.

Police also received a report after 10am on February 21 of the theft of two road bikes from a garage in Luddesdown, Gravesend.

It was reported a Pinarello FP2 worth £1,800 and custom made time trial bike worth £2,900 were missing.

A burglary was also reported at the Cyclopark track in Watling Street in the early hours of the morning on February 27.

Three bikes parked in front of a shop on the park were reported missing and damage was caused to shutters.

Officers carried out a search and the three bikes were located nearby and returned.

A 21-year-old woman from Gravesend arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary has been released without charge.


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