Two tandem bikes stolen from a blind Fife woman have been recovered, a cycling charity confirmed.
The bikes – worth a total of £5,000 – were taken from a lock-up in the Craigmount area of Kirkcaldy in February.
Members of the public traced one of the bikes and it has now been confirmed police recovered the other tandem on Thursday.
The owner – named only as Louise – is “over the moon” both bikes were found undamaged.
Dalgety Bay-based Talking Tandems – which provides cycling activities for blind and partially-sighted people said Louise would be back on the road soon.
‘This is a total success story’
Roy Smith, a member of the charity, thanked the public and police for their assistance describing the news as a “total success story”.
He regularly pilots the bikes for Louise and confirmed both tandems are “rideable” after being recovered.
“Louise is over the moon and we’ll be back on the road as soon as the weather picks up a bit,” Roy said.
He added: “Both bikes are absolutely rideable and it’s all down to The Courier, to social media, to public-spirited people and to the police.
“This is a total success story.”
At the time of the theft Roy described those responsible as “beneath contempt”.
Police Scotland confirmed both bikes inquiries to trace those responsible for the theft are ongoing.