Bankside's local police officer has appealed for information after his bicycle was stolen from Blackfriars Road on Tuesday morning.
Stolen from O/S 41-45 Friars Bridge Court Blackfriars Road SE1, CAD Ref 2590 1030 hours today... it's actually PC Pete's work bike! Please call police if seen (it was locked btw) pic.twitter.com/UqMj9f5B9Q- Borough & Bankside Police (@MPSBoroughBank) June 5, 2018
PC Osborne, who is the dedicated ward officer for the new Borough & Bankside ward, was visiting Blackfriars Road to investigate a burglary in which another bicycle had been stolen.
PC Osborne regularly patrols the ward by bike and posts the tracking showing how many miles he has covered.
233 bicycle thefts were reported in the former Cathedrals ward in the 12 months to April 2018. The peak month was August 2017 when 45 bikes were reported stolen.
Anyone who has seen his bike should contact the police on 101 quoting CAD reference 2590.