Police are appealing for information to confirm the identity of a bicycle owner after a possible theft on the Isle of Wight.
Officers went to Ryde Pier late on Tuesday night (August 23, 2011) after a call about a man whose behaviour raised concerns.
He was arrested on suspicion of theft, questioned at Newport Police Station, and bailed until September 20, 2011 pending further enquiries.
A Claud Butler bicycle was recovered by police at the scene.
Officers are appealing for information from anyone who has had a Claud Butler bicycle stolen recently, and who can prove they are the rightful owner of the model recovered at Ryde Pier last Tuesday (August 23, 2011).
Possible owners and people with information about the bike’s rightful owner are asked to contact PC Scott Carine at Shanklin Police Station by phoning 101. From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.