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Two men sought following motorbike theft, Orpington

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 06:00 GMT

[CCTV stills of two men sought re: motorbike thefts, Orpington]

Detectives investigating a residential burglary in which two motorbikes were stolen in Orpington have released images of two suspects.

Police were called at approximately 14:35hrs on Tuesday, 5 December to an address on Highlands Road, Orpington to reports of a burglary.

Officers attended and established that two suspects, wearing crash helmets, had gained entry by smashing a rear door.

They had obtained the keys for two motorbikes and then stolen them from the garage.

One of the motorbikes was found abandoned nearby.

The second motorbike was found by a member of the public in the St Mary Cray area on Monday, 11 December and has been recovered.

Police believe these two suspects may be responsible for other burglaries in the Orpington and Chelmsfield areas.

One of the crash helmets is very distinctive and police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call Bromley Police on 101 or contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

No arrests; enquiries continue.