Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Ipswich: Mum issues plea over stolen bikes worth £3,000

13:00 03 January 2013

Mason Sesto-Wright has had two of his motorcross motorbikes stolen from his home in Ipswich.

Mason photographed in Landseer park next to the tracks that the thieves made with his bikes.

Mason Sesto-Wright has had two of his motorcross motorbikes stolen from his home in Ipswich. Mason photographed in Landseer park next to the tracks that the thieves made with his bikes.

Archant

A MUM has told of her heartache after thieves pinched her eight-year-old son’s beloved motocross bikes.

Mum-of-three Stacy Sesto is appealing for residents near her home in Hogarth Road to contact police if they have any information about the theft of the two KTM bikes, worth almost £3,000.

The bikes belonged to eight-year-old Mason Sesto-Wright, who has won trophies for his motocross efforts and was due to start the new racing season in a matter of months.

Officers are still carrying out enquiries after the culprits struck between 4pm on Saturday and 9am the following day. They climbed over the garden wall before breaking into a secure shed and stealing the bikes.

Miss Sesto, who has three sons, said: “We are just devastated about it. I can’t really understand why and how someone could steal from a child. It is very low.

“We first noticed they had gone when we woke up. Mason is devastated and I’m really upset about it.

“Mason just keeps looking out of the window and asking when the police are going to bring back his bikes. He was meant to be starting racing again in a few months.

“Someone must know what has happened to the bikes.

“I just hope that those who know about it come forward and help get my son his bikes back. I hope my appeal triggers someone to speak out.”

A police spokesman said it was thought the bikes were stolen and dragged through neighbouring Landseer Road, with track marks found leading to a wooded area.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Pc Andrew Overton of the Ipswich Response Team on 101.

1 comment

  • If you have this little boys bikes then please have a heart and do the best thing and take them back to him as they are his pride and joy .

    Report this comment

    Sms

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

England football supporters watching the England v Iceland Euro 2016 match in The Gardeners Arms, Ipswich.

It has been a night of heartbreak for England fans as they say goodbye to their dreams of reaching the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.

Demolition of The Garland pub in Humber Doucy Lane.

Demolition work has started on a 19th century pub in Rushmere St Andrew.

Oliver Hindle

The parents of a young Ipswich boy who has cystic fibrosis have launched a fundraising appeal to buy a life-changing piece of equipment that will help him be more independent.

Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality has launched a campaign called #SuffolkSolidarity, which is being supported by nine other organisations.

Do not let Britain’s decision to leave the European Union damage Suffolk’s reputation as a welcoming and tolerant community.

Murrayfield Primary School

Children from poor or troubled families have “no excuses” for failing at school, an Ipswich headteacher has said.

Day Care Sister, Kate Barber

Pocket Pig is more than just a craft project, he gave hospice day care patients the chance to get involved in the Pigs Gone Wild trail and feel a part of their community.

Official launch of the Pigs Gone Wild Trail in Ipswich

The pigs have arrived – and already Ipswich is abuzz with talk about the town’s larger-than-life art trail.

The QD store in St Mathews Street, Ipswich has closed down.

Discount store QD has closed down its last remaining store in Ipswich after a fall in sales, the company has announced.

Martin Hardman

Fear is mounting for a 66-year-old who has been reported as missing not long after he had hospital treatment.

Starbucks in the Buttermarket which is set to close on March 19th.

A third Starbucks coffee shop is set to open in Ipswich, it has been announced – just a year after the chain pulled out of its store in the Buttermarket.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24