Bikes belonging to NHS workers stolen from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Three bikes belonging to NHS workers were stolen from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital last week.

The incidents are believed to have taken place between Thursday May 7th and Friday May 8th, according to Gloucestershire police.

A white women's road bike, with black taped handles-worth around £500- was stolen from the bike shed around 3pm its believed.

A second bike worth around £1,200, a Cube Agree GTC which was black with blue tape on the handles, was also stolen.

The following morning police received a report that a black electric bike worth around £1,000 had been stolen between 5pm on Thursday May 7th and 6.10am on Friday May 8th.

Police are urging anyone with information about the thefts or who has seen these items advertised for sale online to contact them.

Gloucestershire Police have also issued further guidance to help protect bikes from theft:

  • Use adequate gold standard rating bike locks

  • Always put your bike away safely and securely after using it

  • Take photos of your bike, making a note of the serial numbers and storing these details in a safe location

  • Register your bike's details on www.bikeregister.com and www.immobilise.com

  • Use a forensic marking kit to mark your bike with your postcode and house number.