Motorbike and moped thefts spark warning

Appeal after man attacked in Beatty Avenue, Sunderland
Appeal after man attacked in Beatty Avenue, Sunderland

Police are urging bikers in Mansfield and Ashfield to secure their motorbikes and mopeds following a spate of thefts.

An Aprilia Atlantic 125cc moped was taken from a driveway on Hollington Way, Mansfield, on Sunday, August 28.

On Tuesday, August 30, between 5am and 7am, a quad bike was taken from the garden of a house on Old Mill Lane, Mansfield Woodhouse.

Meanwhile, two bikes were recently taken from a padlocked garage on Harrop White Road, Mansfield. The bikes are a Lexmoto 125cc black moped and a Yamaha.