2BR News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01254 350360

Thieves steal dead husband's bikes

dead husband bike

6:36pm 19th May 2017

Thieves have stolen bikes belong to a woman's dead husband.

The widow in Leyland has been left heartbroken after they stole three of his bicycles.

She was planning on giving them to her young son so he could follow in the footsteps of his keen-cyclist dad.

It happened during a spate of burglaries in the Parish Gardens area of the town.

Now officers are telling us all the bikes are quite distinctive.

Here's the area that was targeted:

One's TREK Fuel Mountain Bike, dark orange and white.

Another is a Carrera road bike in Black and White with one red tyre and the third is a Claude Butler mountain bike, all black with white writing were taken.

South Ribble Police are trying to track them down.

If you know where they might be call 101 quoting log reference LC-20170518-0236.

Contact Us

If you would like to submit a query or provide more information on this story please get in touch below.

: : Name: Email: Phone number: Message: Images:
Please wait...
  • Up to 3 JPG or PNG images, 2MB max size
  • We will always endeavour to credit you when we publish your pictures.
  • By uploading you are agreeing to this non-exclusive reuse, royalty-free, across all 2BR platforms, which extends to our partner broadcasters.
  • You retain copyright to all images.
  • If you would like to send us a video, please upload to YouTube or similar and paste the video URL into the message above.

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
ossy robbery cropped

Man steals bag

Do you know who he is?

Most read
Newer article

Calls for all children to be taught first aid

Local News: Ben Long spoke to 2BR as part of our swim safe campaign.

Older article

Boy beaten up during robbery

Local News: He was attacked by two teenagers who stole his bike

Top articles

Deaf man learns how to communicate in his 70s

Nepal: In the final episode of 2BR's special report from Nepal, we meet the older Deaf people who've only just learned to communicate.

VIDEO: See where your donations to our Uganda Appeal went

Local News: Masses of clothes were sent to Uganda to help orphans

Paris Saint-Germain in talks with Monaco over Kylian Mbappe loan

Sport: Paris Saint-Germain are in talks with Monaco over a season-long loan deal for Kylian Mbappe with an agreement to buy the striker next summer, according to Sky sources.

What do you think of the year's funniest joke?

Showbiz: Comedian Ken Cheng has won the award for this year's funniest joke at the Edinburgh Festival for a gag about a pound coin.

Sky News documentary: Princess Diana's final hours and enduring legacy

National News: The moving accounts of those who witnessed first-hand the events surrounding the death of Princess Diana will be broadcast in a new Sky documentary.

Headless body found in search for missing journalist Kim Wall

World News: A woman's headless torso has been found by Danish police investigating the disappearance of a Swedish journalist.

Johnson & Johnson hit with $417m bill over talc cancer claim

Business News: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered to pay a woman $417m (£323m) in the latest cancer compensation case relating to its talc-based products.

The confusion surrounding the John Lewis Christmas advert

Local News: Trending on Facebook this morning is the John Lewis Christmas advert....but not all is as it seems.

Near misses in drowning need to be talked about

Local News: They're the lucky ones - says Lancashire mum

Lives in Lancashire - East Lancs Hospice

Local News: See Laura's incredible journey with the charity

HALF PRICE - Hollywood Star

Non-News: Get your half price voucher for Hollywood Star in Burnley now.

LISTEN "I love walking through those doors"

Local News: It's the services at Pendleside you need to know about

Giant cyclist set to be around for the entire weekend

Local News: The giant artwork on Pendle Hill is in celebration of the Tour of Britain