Arrests made over stolen superbike

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

Two people have been arrested in connection with a burglary in Ripley, in which a motorbike was stolen.

The men, aged 24 and 25, are alleged to have turned up at Falkirk Drive in the town on June 27, expressing an interest to buy a Yamaha motorbike advertised for sale.

It is alleged one of the men took the bike for a test-drive and did not return.

Both men have also been arrested in connection with a separate burglary in Stanton Drive, Sandiacre alongside a 28-year-old male. The house was broken into and a Skoda Fabia and Subaru Impreza taken. The three men have been released on bail.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.