6ft tall meat thief makes getaway ... on girl’s pink bicycle



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Police are hunting a 6ft shoplifter who snatched some meat before making his getaway – on a girl’s pink bike.

The Leeds outer west neighbourhood policing team are investigating following the incident at the Co-op on Swinnow Road in Bramley on Thursday morning.

Detailing recent “crimes of note”, the team’s Facebook page said: “Theft of meat yesterday morning by an adult male suspect who fled on, of all things, a SMALL PINK and WHITE GIRL’S BIKE.... no we are not kidding.”

The thief cycled off towards the Wellstones area. He was in his mid-30s with short, cropped brown hair and was wearing a grey Adidas top, black trousers and black trainers.

Police said they have obtained CCTV footage but want to hear from anyone with information on 101.

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