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Vehicle taken, Barnstaple

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Appeal for information

Police investigating reports of a vehicle being taken from a property in Old Torrington Road, Barnstaple, on Saturday 20 November, are appealing for any information about a bike that was found near the location from which the car had been stolen.

Officers suspect that the bike (see attached picture) may also have been stolen and would like to trace its owner. Any potential owner contacting the police will be asked to provide proof of ownership.

Police received reports of a car being taken from a private driveway between 9.15pm on Friday 19 November and 9am, on Saturday 20 November.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries, or if you believe you are the owner of the bike, please email or call 101, quoting CR/101296/21.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at


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quoting the crime reference number or pass on information to Crimestoppers anonymously via their Anonymous Online Form or call them on 0800 555 111

To report crime / incidents please use the Crime reporting form


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