Stolen motorbikes recovered in Margate

A 17-year-old boy from Margate has been arrested following the discovery of two stolen motorbikes.

Police have recovered three bikes so far. Investigations are ongoing. Credit: Kent Police

Police carried out stop-checks in the Millmead area of Margate last Thursday after more than 25 reports of stolen bikes and mopeds.

During the operation three people ran from officers, leaving a motorcycle behind.

Two of the bikes have now been confirmed as stolen, the owner of the third is unknown.