Appeal for information after bicycle is stolen before being advertised online
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a bicycle was stolen during a burglary in Gloucester last week.
At approximately, 11.25pm on Saturday (31 July), a burglary occurred in the Barnwood area of Gloucester where a black and yellow Trek Domane pedal bicycle was stolen from a garage.
The victim noticed that their property had been broken into upon returning home from work.
The bicycle has black handle bar grips and the word "Trek" is in gold writing, it also has distinctive gold bottle holders and black cleat look pedals. The bike also has a supplies bag under the saddle.
Investigating officers are aware that the stolen bicycle appeared on Facebook marketplace shortly after the burglary and suspect it may have already been sold.
A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary on Tuesday however the bicycle was not recovered and he has since been released under investigation.
Officers are appealing to anyone who may have purchased the bicycle not realising it was stolen or anyone who saw suspicious activity at the time of the burglary.
Information can be submitted online by completing the following form and referencing incident 267 of 1 August: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Alternatively information can be submitted by calling 101 or anonymously by calling the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.