Sports bikes worth £1,800 stolen from Silvertown shed

150 bikes - believed to be stolen - were discovered at an address in Clapton following a police raid

150 bikes - believed to be stolen - were discovered at an address in Clapton following a police raid - Credit: Archant

Two bicycles worth £1,800 were stolen from a communal bike shed in Silvertown - along with the expensive lock they were secured with.

The owner, a 38-year-old man, left the bikes locked and secured in the underground shed of his apartment building on Agnes George Walk at 9.30pm on Tuesday March 26.

But when he returned the following Sunday at 6.35pm, they had been both been stolen along with a ‘D Lock’ valued at £120.

The bikes stolen were a grey Trek B2 mountain bike worth £900 and a £900 black Allez Sport racing bike.

Anyone with information about the bikes’ location or the identity of the thief or thieves is urged to call police on non-emergency number 101.

Bike owners are also advised to follow these steps to keep their property safe:

*Register your bike for free at www.immobilise.com.

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*If your bike is stolen, report it to the police on 101 and flag it as stolen on your account as soon as possible.

*If your bike is recovered and you have registered it you will be contacted and told your cycle is safe.

*Lock your bike safely - it’s always best to use two different locks to make it harder to steal as the thief needs different tools for each lock.

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