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Almost 5,000 Bikes Stolen In Dublin In 18 Months.

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Gardai announced a 'Lock it or Lose it' initiative in May

Nearly 5,000 bikes have been stolen in Dublin, with a rise in people cycling over the past year.

Figures released to Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond show 3,958 bikes were stolen in the capital in 2020 with 867 stolen so far this year.

Gardai announced a 'Lock it or Lose it' initiative in May to remind cyclists to take extra precautions,

But there have been calls for a more proactive approach to prevent bike theft from taking place.

 

 

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