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Detectives are urging people who live in Hartford to be vigilant following the theft of a number of bicycles in the village.
The bikes were stolen from garages in the Beach Road, Hodge Lane, Chester Road, The Crescent and Parker Avenue areas between around 12.30am and 3am on Monday 27 April.
Enquiries in relation to the incidents, which are believed to be linked, are ongoing.
The detectives investigating the crime spree are urging anyone with information about the incidents to come forward and are also appealing for residents to take action to reduce their chances of becoming victims of theft.
Detective Sergeant Simon Parker, of Northwich Local Policing Unit, said: “We are determined to establish who stole the bicycles, make them face the consequences of their actions and do all we can to have the bikes returned to their rightful owners.
“Enquiries are ongoing and I urge anyone with any information or footage that may aid our investigation to get in touch.
“Perhaps you witnessed something suspicious in Hartford in the early hours of Monday 27 April, or maybe you have CCTV footage that has not already been provided to the police.
“If you have any information or footage that may help our investigation please call us on 101, quoting IML 691954, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.
“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
“Residents can also help us and themselves by making it as difficult as possible for criminals to enter their garages or other outbuildings and steal their bikes or other possessions.
“They can do this by following our crime avoidance advice.”
Cheshire Constabulary’s tips for deterring thieves from targeting your garages and other outbuildings include:
The force’s anti-theft advice for bicycle owners includes: