Warning after spate of motorbike and moped thefts

A moped was stolen from outside a home on North Parade in Lowestoft.

A moped was stolen from outside a home on North Parade in Lowestoft. - Credit: Google Maps

Police have warned motorbike and moped riders after a spate of thefts in a coastal town.

Officers have linked a number of incidents around Lowestoft and have urged owners to be vigilant about security and report any suspicious activity.

A Honda Vision moped was stolen from a home on North Parade at some point between March 1 at 10pm and March 2 at 6am, while another Honda Vision, in black, was taken from Compass Street between March 4 at 8.30pm and March 5 at 3pm.

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Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft. - Credit: Google

Sometime between 1.30am and 9am on March 5,

a Honda CBR 125 motorbike was taken from Oulton Broad and later found damaged near the tram line at Gorse Green.


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A black Honda SH300 was also found damaged and abandoned after being taken from Grosvenor Road between March 5 at 11pm and March 6 at 7.25am.

A moped was also stolen from Hollingsworth Road between sometime March 1 and March 8.

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Anyone with information about the incidents is urged to contact officers on 101, quoting crime reference 37/10471/21.

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