CCTV footage shows thief making off with bike in broad daylight

CCTV footage has revealed the lengths a thief went to steal a bike –in broad daylight.

The video shows the suspect jumping over a large metal fence outside the Little Dessert Shop in West Bromwich last Tuesday 16 July.

Once inside a locked area, the thief, who is now being sought by police, picks up the bike and throws back over the fence.

Footage of the 30-second theft has been forwarded to police.A spokesman for West Midlands Police said:

We're investigating the theft of a bike on West Bromwich High Street, which happened between 5pm and 6pm on Tuesday July 16.”

Spokesperson, West Midlands Police