POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a bicycle was stolen in Newbury.

The owner secured the black and green Carrera Vulcan bicycle to a cycle rack in Bartholomew Street.

It is believed that the theft took place on May 4 between 3.15pm and 4.15pm.

A witness described the offender as approximately 5ft 11in, wearing all black, a hat and sunglasses.

A female, wearing a white top and carrying a large handbag, was also seen placing bolt croppers into a bag.

Call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting reference 43190134109 if you have any information.