Cambridge soars to top of bike theft charts

The city of Cambridge tops the national bike theft tables, according to police data, with Oxford a distant second

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Cambridge has surged ahead of Oxford in the bike theft stakes, with a reported 17.56 cycles stolen per 1,000 of the population.

The Cambridge News reports the lucrative business of bike theft has attracted gangs from London to 'plunder' the city, famous for its numerous bicycles.

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