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Bike thief caught by off-duty officer after public chase

PUBLISHED: 08:48 19 February 2019 | UPDATED: 11:47 19 February 2019

A bicycle thief was caught in Diss by an off duty Bury St Edmunds police officer.  Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A bicycle thief was caught in Diss by an off duty Bury St Edmunds police officer. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2017

An off-duty officer was helped by members of the public to arrest a thief.

The incident happened on Saturday in Diss after a man stole a bike. He was chased by the owner, who was helped by members of the public before being arrested by an off-duty Bury St Edmunds officer.

A tweet by South Norfolk Police said there was “great support” from the community.

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