POLICE officers are investigating the theft of a bicycle from a back garden in Parkeston.

A black and white Carrera was stolen from Williamsburg Avenue on Friday, May 15 at about 7pm.

An Essex Police spokesman said it had been reported that an unknown suspect or suspects entered the rear garden and took the bicycle.

She said: “If anyone knows the whereabouts or any information leading to the whereabouts of the bike, a black and white Carrera, please contact 101 quoting crime reference 42/69168/20 or ask for information to be passed on to the investigating officer PC 79044 Gilroy.”