British Transport Police officers at Lancaster arrest suspected bike thief within an hour of crime

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A suspected thief was arrested within an hour of being seen stealing a bike at Lancaster train station.

BTP Lancashire said on their Twitter page two days ago: “A cycle theft was reported at #Lancaster yesterday.

“Within 50 minutes we had viewed the #CCTV, recognised the suspect, driven around the city centre until we found him, and he was #arrested.

“Unfortunately, the bike was not recovered.

“Suspect was interviewed and bailed.”

Text British Transport Police on 61016 to tell them about non-emergency incidents.