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CCTV: 75-year-old woman struck by bike as it's stolen

Leighton Buzzard bike theft

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 9:31am 1st August 2017.

A 75-year-old woman has been hit by her own bike as a man stole it from Leighton Buzzard station.

She'd walked up as he was taking the bike and the rear wheel hit her as he cycled off.

CCTV's been released of a man Transport Police want to talk to, after the incident a couple of weeks ago.


  • At around 9.55pm on Thursday 6 July, a man approached the bike racks outside the station.
  • As he was stealing a woman’s bike, he was apprehended by the victim.
  • He tried to flee the scene
  • In doing so, he struck the woman with the back wheel of the bike.
  • She did not sustain any injuries.


leighton Buzzard station bike racks

Leighton Buzzard bike theft

Officers would like to speak to the man shown in the CCTV image as he may have information which could help with the investigation.

If you recognise him, or have any information about the incident, call 0800 40 50 40 or text information to 61016.

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