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Avon & Somerset Police say they arrested an 18-year-old man on “suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle as part of Operation Buell”.
“The man, who was arrested yesterday (18/2), has been released under investigation while our enquiries continue,” they say.
Rampant UK theft
The theft, arson and attempted extortion is the latest in the plague of motorcycle theft sweeping the United Kingdom.
More than 30,000 motorcycles were stolen in the UK last year and only 40% were recovered, either damaged, in pieces, or written off.