Police appeal after motorcycles stolen in Cupar area

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Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft in Cupar.

It is believed the incident happened around 9.15pm on Monday December 31 in the Cuparmuir area.

After entry was forced to a large engineering workshop, three high-value racing motorcycles were stolen.

The bikes are described as an orange coloured KTM 125 motocross bike displayed the number 241 on a sticker; an orange coloured KTM SMR 450 motocross bike with the number 7 displayed to the front and a yellow coloured Husqvarna SMR 450 motocross bike, which was displaying the number 54 to the front.

It is believed two of the motorcycles were seen at around 9.15pm on Monday evening travelling south along the A92 at the New Inn roundabout.

The riders were wearing head torches.

Anyone who believes they saw these individuals, or who has information relating to this incident is asked to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Karen Muirhead, from Levenmouth CID, said: “The bikes are valued at £25,000 in total and the owner is extremely keen to have them returned.

“Anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity in the Cuparmuir area during the evening of Hogmanay, or who can help us identify those responsible, is asked to come forward.

“In addition, motorists with dash-cam footage of the A92 at the New Inn roundabout that evening, who may have filmed the stolen bike, should also get in touch.”

Those with information can contact Levenmouth CID via 101 and quote incident number 3102 of the December 31 2018. Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.