Bike thief caught by off-duty officer after public chase

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

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

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.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter