Bike stolen outside arts and crafts store in Harpenden
PUBLISHED: 16:23 22 October 2014 | UPDATED: 16:23 22 October 2014
A man is being sought by the police in connection with the alleged theft of a £200 bicycle in Harpenden.
Herts Police have released a photo of the man, who is wearing an unusual hat, following the theft of a black Carrera bike.
Worth £200, the bike - which has aluminium handle bars, a new back guard and black cotton bags behind the saddle - was stolen from outside Artscape in Marlborough Park, Southdown industrial estate, Southdown Road in Harpenden at 6.20pm last Tuesday (14).
A police spokeswoman said that officers would like to speak to the man pictured.
Anyone who believes they know his identity should contact PCSO Alex Peduto via non-emergency number 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Cyclists can take precautions to deter thieves including marking bike frames with your postcode using a UV pen; registering your bike on www.immobilise.com and using a quality, solid steel D-shaped shackle lock.