Police seeking sat-nav thief

PUBLISHED: 11:35 07 February 2008 | UPDATED: 12:57 06 May 2010

A DISTINCTIVE thief is being sought by police following the theft of a satellite navigation system on Saturday. At around 8.30pm he is believed to have smashed the front passenger window of a silver Toyota parked in Beaconsfield Road, St Albans, and snatc

A DISTINCTIVE thief is being sought by police following the theft of a satellite navigation system on Saturday.

At around 8.30pm he is believed to have smashed the front passenger window of a silver Toyota parked in Beaconsfield Road, St Albans, and snatched the sat-nav system.

The man, who had a pierced lip with a stud, was white, 5ft 8ins tall with fair mousey hair. He was wearing a blue jacket with the hood down and light-blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0845 33 00 222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

l TWO mountain bikes stolen from a shed in St Albans have been recovered - and now police are trying to trace the owner.

The bikes, a Townsend Takksmakka and a Raleigh, were taken from a shed near to a block of flats in Riverside Road, St Albans, at around 3am on Saturday.

But they were found nearby shortly afterwards and now police want to hear from anyone who has had their bikes stolen or knows someone who might have done.

Police can be contacted on 0845 33 00 222 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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