Police have recovered about 70 stolen mountain bikes as well as various electrical appliances and are now on a mission to return them to their owners.
Items confiscated from an address. Middleton – But officials believe they were stolen from across Greater Manchester.
Pictures of bikes and tools have been posted to reunite stolen goods with their owners – and there will be an open day at Middleton Police Station this week (September 18).
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: “On June 8, 2021, officers from the GMP’s Middleton Division raided a property on Wordsworth Road, Boer Shaw and later recovered 68 mountain bikes and various types of electric Tools recovered believed to have been stolen in the Greater Manchester area.
Andy Gray, a police constable from GMP’s Rochdale Division, added: “We’ve recovered a large amount of stolen property and we want to reunite it with as many rightful owners as possible.
“As well as releasing these photos, we are planning an open day at the Middleton Police Station this week.
“Anyone is free to come along, all we want is for you to bring proof of purchase / ownership of the item that you believe may be yours with the identification form.”
To view all photos of stolen items, Click here.
Anyone who believes the item in the photo may be theirs is asked to call the Middleton Police Station on 0161 856 8701.
Note that the items in the photo were recovered on June 8, 2021, so any property taken after that date will not be shown.