Security guard chases three men caught stealing bike from outside Crown House, Ipswich

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

A security guard chased three males outside Crown House in Ipswich Town Centre this afternoon after they were caught on CCTV stealing a bike from outside the property.

Suffolk police received a call at around 3pm this afternoon to reports that three males had been seen using bolt croppers to break a lock securing the bike before making off from the scene.

A security guard chased the suspects, however was unable to stop them.

The black and white bike is estimated to cost in the region of £450.

The suspects were all white males.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is urged to call police on 101 quoting crime reference number 343.