The Welwyn Hatfield Safer Neighbourhood Team are joining forces with the British Transport Police to host a free bike-marking event at Hatfield train station.
The event will take place on Wednesday 19 July between 3.30pm and 6.30pm.
Bike-marking takes just a few seconds and is highly recommended by police. When a bike is security marked it becomes easier to trace if it is ever lost or stolen. A sticker is applied to the bike and it becomes registered with Bike Register, the national bicycle database.
PC Diana Vickers, who is leading Wednesday’s event said: “Often when we find a stolen bike, we’re unable to return it to its owner due to no proof of ownership. This is why bike-marking is such a good idea as it helps us to identify stolen bikes and return them to their owners.
“The majority of bike thefts happen outside train stations so we’ve specifically chosen to host this event at Hatfield train station to help commuters on their way back from work. The event is open to all locals though so please pop along if you have a bike which is not yet security marked.
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