Burglars steal bikes worth thousands from Suffolk village

PUBLISHED: 14:48 29 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:48 29 October 2018

The burglary took place on Hilly Close in the small village of Sapiston Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The burglary took place on Hilly Close in the small village of Sapiston Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Thieves forced their way into barns and stole several valuable bicycles from a property in Sapiston.

The incident happened between 6.10pm and 6.25pm on October 2 at a property in Hill Close.

Offenders are thought to have broken into barns on site and stolen two ‘Scott’ bikes worth several thousand pounds, as well as a third vintage ‘Humber’ bicycle, fully-restored and complete with basket.

Several power tools were also taken in the burglary.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or who has any information about the crime is asked to contact Suffolk police on 101 quoting reference 37/58619/18.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bury Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bury Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content


This week, the keys were handed over for micro brewery in Bury St Edmunds with a 20-year history in the town.

18 minutes ago

A revamp of a town’s most logjammed junctions is to be debated with councillors in the wake a controversial decision to shelve plans for a new bypass.

A brother and sister at the helm of a highly successful Suffolk nursing home farm diversification business are over the moon after scooping a top industry award.


Black Friday might not be quite here yet, but many retailers with stores in Suffolk and north Essex have already unveiled offers, with some expanding the day into a week or even more.

Local weather



max temp: 6°C

min temp: 3°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Bury Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24