Motorbike stolen and shed set alight in Cotmanhay
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We’re appealing for information after a burglary and arson in Skeavingtons Lane, Cotmanhay, near Ilkeston, on Wednesday, May 1 that happened sometime between 5am and 5.45am.
A shed at a property was broken into during the incident and a silver 125cc CPI motorbike was stolen. The shed was also set alight and a 600cc Suzuki Bandit motorbike was destroyed in the fire. The fire also caused damage to a fence and a neighbouring house.
Officers have released a photograph of the CPI motorbike and would like to hear from anyone who has seen the bike, or who may have been offered it for sale.
We are also keen to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed anything suspicious.
If you have any information which may help, please contact us via the force social media accounts or by calling us.
If you have any information about this incident please contact us quoting reference number 19*220285 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Callum Bates.
- Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website – complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
- Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.