Police make Richmond Park arrest in response to moped enabled violent crime

Richmond Park has increased police patrols after four bikes have been stolen in the past week in Richmond Park

Royal Parks Police Richmond Park
(Image credit: Royal Parks Police)

Police officers have arrested a man riding through Richmond Park on a stolen motorcycle.

The arrest comes after the Metropolitan Police confirmed that an increased number of police officers will patrol Richmond Park, following four bike thefts in the last week from a gang of four men on mopeds.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.