Flood-hit bike shop hit by attempted break in

Carlisle shop targeted
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Long-suffering Carlisle bike shop Scotby Cycles has suffered an attempted break-in, reports the News & Star.

The shop was closed having been flooded since the end of last year. Fortunately, the would-be thieves fled empty handed after an alarm went off when they made a hole in the roof and ceiling of the shop.

Scotby Cycles is hosting a sale to raise funds to re-open, post-flood. www.scotbycycles.co.uk

Sadly Scotby wasn't the only bike shop to be targeted by opportunist raiders following the floods in December, with Cycle Factory of Todmorten robbed of seven high-end bikes shortly before the New Year. There's more on bike shops contending with the winter floods here.

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