A bike - and a thief proof-locke - proved to be an irresistible temptation to a bike thief at Llandough Hospital

A bike – and a thief proof-lock – proved to be an irresistible temptation to a bike thief at Llandough Hospital

Penarth Police are today appealing for help in tracing a valuable bike which was apparently stolen from Llandough Hospital on Monday this week

The bike is made by Trek and is finished in grey and black. The owner had locked it outside the  cafe at Llandough Hospital, Penarth on Monday September 5th. The bike – and the lock which secured it – were stolen some time between 08:30 and 15:30 that day.

Police are asking anyone with any information to  call 101 quoting ref: 1600340792 or call Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555111

The stolen van belongng to the locksmith's business

The stolen van belonging to the locksmith’s business

Meanwhile police are also trying to find a van belonging to a Barry locksmiths firm, Barry Security Services  which was broken into and driven away at the weekend.

The firm specialises – amongst other things – helping householders get back into their premises if they’ve accidentally locked themselves out and carries all the equipment necessary to open locked doors.

The van was taken from Vale Street, Barry some time between 21:00 on Saturday, September 3rd and 09.00 on Monday, September 5th. The reference number for this case is 1600340147.

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  1. Martin Coffee says:

    It seems to me that it was thoroughly irresponsible to leave such equipment in the van or for it to be left where it could so easily be nicked.

  2. Ivor Bagman says:

    Has anyone noticed
    The one by the
    In Penarth Town centre
    Points to the ground ?

  3. Frank Evans says:

    Locksmiths van stolen. Memory man forgets to collect prize. Councillor admits they don’t know where penarth is.

  4. AK says:

    Locksmith’s van ? That’s a bit ironic. Surely it should have been totally impregnable.

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