‘I have nothing now’ - Chatteris man, 19, says he has lost his ‘pride and joy’ after finding his Yamaha motorcycle burnt out following theft

The remains of Daniel Peacock's burnt out Yamaha motorcycle

The remains of Daniel Peacock's burnt out Yamaha motorcycle - Credit: Archant

Three motorbikes have been stolen and then burnt out in the last week in Chatteris - Daniel Peacock is one of those affected by the incidents.

Police issue advice after spate of motorcycle thefts in Chatteris.

Police issue advice after spate of motorcycle thefts in Chatteris. - Credit: Archant

The 19-year-old found his £600 Yamaha motorcycle burnt out on Monday after it was stolen on Saturday morning.

“It was my pride and joy,” he said.

“I had it nearly a year and it wasn’t cheap to buy either.

“For someone who is unemployed, this was my only way of transport. I brought it with my savings.”


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Mr Peacock’s bike was stolen from a car park nearby his home but said “it could not be seen by just walking up and down the road.

“They must have known it was there, or they were looking about for something to steal.

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“I have nothing now. It has really messed up my life.”

Police enquiries are still being carried out regarding these thefts.

Anyone with information should call 101 or email march.npt@cambs.pnn.police.uk

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