CRIME

Wairarapa Police investigating theft of distinctive motorcross bike

Tuesday 28 August 2012, 10:58PM
By New Zealand Police
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CARTERTON

Wairarapa Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning in Carterton, where a distinctive motorcross bike was stolen.

Detective Sergeant Tracey Calder of the Wairarapa Police says between 2am and 4am yesterday morning, a shed at a property in Brooklyn Road was entered.

"The offenders have then walked the bike from the property through a neighbouring paddock. The motorcycle is a 2005 Service Honda CR500 dirt bike, valued at over $11,000."

Detective Sergeant Calder says Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen anyone suspicious in the vicinity of Brooklyn Road, Carterton in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Anyone with any information should contact Wairarapa Police on (06) 370 0300 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.