Appeal after motorcycle is stolen

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POLICE in Clitheroe are appealing for information after a motorcycle was stolen from the side of the road.

The offence took place between 7-30 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday (July 25th) when the owner had briefly left it unattended when he went to find petrol after running out.

The red Ducati 1198 motorcycle was parked on Clitheroe Road, off the A59 and police are appealing to anybody who witnessed it being taken or who is aware of its whereabouts to come forward.

Sgt Peter Moore said: “We believe that the motorbike has probably been taken by somebody using a van or similar. Anyone with any information should call Lancashire Police on 101.”

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.