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Ashbourne cyclists encouraged to protect their property

Posted on 21st August 2014

Ashbourne residents are invited to get their security in to gear as part of a crime prevention and property marking drive.

Safer Neighbourhood officers will be setting up shop to speak to cyclists about the steps that they can take to better protect their valuables from criminals. This includes purchasing a good quality lock and ensuring that bikes are properly secure when left unattended.

The event, which is being held at Ashbourne police station on Compton Road, Ashbourne, is an opportunity for cyclists to have their bikes security marked by the policing team to deter opportunists.

The bike marking drive will take place on Monday, September 1 and will run between 10am and 4pm.

Officers from the Ashbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team will be on hand throughout the day to offer crime prevention advice and to discuss any community concerns.

For more information or to speak to your local policing team call 101, the non-emergency number for Derbyshire police.

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