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Peterborough BMX club devastated after bikes are stolen

You can watch the story from ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson here.

The bikes stolen were similar to this one Credit: ITV Anglia

Thieves have targeted a BMX club stealing two and a half thousand pounds worth of bikes and helmets.

Members of the Peterborough Phantoms are desperately hoping that someone will come forward and lead police to the equipment they've lost

Children at the club have been upset by the theft Credit: ITV Anglia

Club chairman Ashleigh Goulding arrived at their Orton Malborne track and discovered that thieves had broken in.

Six kids bikes that's taken us a couple of years to acquire those and build them up. And we had an adults one as well for people that wanted to come and try. They've totally cleared everything out to the value of around two and a half thousand pounds of kit to us. All gone in one hit."

– Club chairman Ashleigh Goulding

The club plans to raise funds to replace the bikes but hasn't lost all hope of recovering what was stolen. It's asking anyone with information to contact the police.