Police investigate second quad bike theft in two days

Quad bike thieves are “extremely active in the area” according to Police Scotland, two have been stolen in the Coldingham area in two days.

A red Honda Foreman quad bike valued at £4000 was stolen from an insecure outbuilding at a farm near Coldingham at around 10pm on Sunday, June 5.

The following night, Monday, June 6, another red Honda quad bike TRX420FM was stolen from a farm near Dowlaw, also near Coldingham.

Last month two quad bikes were stolen, again from farms in the Coldingham area also within days of each other.

Anyone who has seen anything suspicious around the time of these thefts in the Coldingham area or has any information regarding this theft should contact the police via 101 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “This is the second quad bike stolen from this area in two days – thieves are extremely active in the area.

“We would remind farmers a to be vigilant, keep their vehicles locked, ideally in a secure building, out of sight, with keys removed. Consider fitting a tracker device to quad bikes, installing security lighting and an intruder alarm to buildings where quad bikes are stored.”