Two arrests as multiple stolen bikes found in raid on Stoke-on-Trent home

Police have made two arrests after multiple stolen bike were recovered in a raid on a home in Stoke-on-Trent. Officers were led to an address near Weston Road, Weston Coyney, as they investigated a burglary at a garage off Sandy Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme, back in March.

They discovered 14 bicycles and electric bikes at the property, along with other stolen items taken in separate incidents. Two men, aged 47 and 30, from Stoke-on-Trent, have since been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

They were questioned a in custody and released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "Two people from Stoke-on-Trent have been arrested after we tracked down stolen items that were taken in a burglary in Newcastle-under-Lyme. On Sunday, March 17, a number of items were taken from a garage near Sandy Lane, including tools and a high-value racing bike.

"Local officers started work to track down those responsible and trawl through CCTV to identify where the stolen items went. After speaking with the victim, we acted on intelligence and searched an address near Weston Road in Stoke-on-Trent.

"We found some of the items that were taken in the burglary, as well as 14 pedal and electric bikes, which are believed to have been stolen in separate incidents. The items taken from the Newcastle-under-Lyme burglary have been returned to the victim."

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