Can you name suspects in Leicester train station bike thefts probe?
Police have urged the public to help them identify people they believe stole bikes from the Leicester's railway station.
The suspects have been linked to thefts from the London Road station earlier this year.
British Transport Police, (BTP), released the images yesterday in the hope of tracing suspects.
The people in the four images have been linked to three thefts and include a man and woman who officers believe worked together to steal a commuter's bike.
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In each case, the bicycles were locked and attached to the station's cycle racks. The thieves cut through the security chains and rode them away.
Chief Inspector Derek O'Mara said: "Officers investigating each of these cases have followed multiple lines of inquiry and circulated these images on police intelligence systems to try to get names for these people, but to no avail.
"We're now asking for help from members of the public to identify them. If you know any of these people and can tell us who they are, we want to hear from you.
"Thieves should be aware that the majority of cycle racks are now monitored by CCTV and patrolled by plainclothed officers, so the likelihood of getting caught is high."
Chris Watkins, 34, of Clarendon Park, Leicester regularly leaves his bike at the station when he commutes to London or Loughborough.
He said: "I know a lot of cyclists who've had their bikes stolen, including one friend who had a very expensive mountain bike taken from the railway station last year.
"The best way to secure your bike is to invest in a good quality D-lock. I don't know anyone who has lost out when they've had one of those."
Jane Pritchard, 24, also regularly leaves her bike at the station.
Ms Pritchard, of Aylestone, said: "The railway station seems much more secure since it was refurbished, because the new racks are so much better."
A spokesperson for East Midlands Trains, which runs the station, said cycle racks had been installed during the recent refurbishment. They enable cyclists to secure their bike frame and both wheels with a single lock.
A spokeswoman said: "This new design will provide even more security for passengers choosing to store their bikes at Leicester station."
General police cycle security advice includes:
Get your bike tagged and register it at :
Invest in a good quality lock.
Always lock it through its frame, not just through the wheel.
Fix it to solid, immovable objects in recognised cycle storage areas.
Whenever possible, lock your bike in a busy, well-lit area, ideally covered by CCTV.
Information about the four suspects can be passed to British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40.