Garage doors

3 teenagers arrested after pit bike stolen in Scarborough

THREE teenagers have been arrested after a motorcycle was stolen from a garage in a North Yorkshire town.

The incident happened in the Scholes Park Cliff area of ​​Scarborough on the night of August 24-25.

A garage door was forced open and a pit bike (a small off-road motorcycle) was stolen.

Thorough police investigations led to the arrest of three 16-year-old boys and the recovery of the pit bike.

One of the suspects was arrested this morning (September 6) and remains in custody for questioning.

The others have been released on bail while the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to report via the North Yorkshire Police website or by calling 101.

Anonymous reports can also be made to Crimestoppers online or by calling 0800 555111.

When transmitting information, quote reference number 12220151879.

Police have issued advice for securing garages and sheds.

This includes padlocking doors, installing alarms, locking bikes to the ground or racks, and keeping valuables under a blanket out of sight.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We urge residents and businesses to report suspicious activity or incidents of burglary via the North Yorkshire Police website or by calling us on 101.

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online or on 0800 555111.

“If a burglary is in progress, always dial 999 for emergency response.”