Thieves target high-end bikes
A NUMBER of high-value bikes worth thousands of pounds have been stolen in a series of thefts.
Holidaymakers at North Ledaig Caravan Park unlocked their bikes to go cycling but when they returned from their caravan the bikes were nowhere to be seen.
The incident took place between 4pm and 4.20pm on Monday July 25.
One of the bikes is a Norco Faze, full suspension mountain bike, black with lime- coloured writing with a retail value of £1,300.
The other is a blue GT bicycle with a red seat which costs around £1,500.
Similar thefts have been carried out in Crianlarich.
Police say it is possible a team of people could be travelling from place to place, targeting bikes.
Constable Andrew Simpson is the officer dealing with the case.
Another bike was stolen from outside Kebabish Curry House, Oban, between 1am and 4pm on Sunday July 24.
The highly distinctive Muddy Fox bike was red and black with white metal pedals and a red paw print on the saddle.
And between 8am on Thursday July 21 and 4.30pm on Friday July 22, a blue mountain bike was stolen from the Scottish Association for Marine Science at Dunstaffnage Marina.