Ivano-Frankivsk police advise how to protect your bike from theft

Ivano-Frankivsk police caution: the arrival of spring hijackers demand increases by two-wheeled vehicles - bicycles. According to statistics, the bike is gaining popularity as a vehicle to local residents and, as a subject countrytubs of intruders. They hunt for bikes year round, but depending on certain factors such different ways of committing theft. In particular, in the spring and summer, when cyclists have been using this vehicle criminals "out hunting" in the daytime. In the hands of thieves got bikes forleft unattended near buildings, shops, on the staircase risers. After much time and effort it is not necessary, stole, sat down and went. Instead, autumn and winter Two owners, in most cases, keep the bikes in the basement or utility room. Therefore, attackers had to put more effort to reachcriminal purpose, so they usually worked under cover of night. In the field of intruders tend to get bikes cost of about thousand more. Police in order to prevent such offenses are reminded of basic safety rules: -Do not leave bicycles unattended at entrances of buildings, Mr.oblyzu trade schools, other public places; -if it was necessary to leave unattended two-wheeled "friend", ask someone you trust, pryhlyanuty him or use reliable bike locks; -when you offer to buy a bike at a low price, zasumnivaytesya if by chance it is not stolen. Please inform law enforcementin " In case of theft advise victims not hesitate and immediately dial the number "102". For "hot pursuit" can not only quickly uncover theft, but also recover lost property. And wishing to enrich for others recall that Article 185 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine provides for criminal liability for theftand. In particular, theft, coupled with the penetration in the home, other premises or shelter or substantial damage to the victim, shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of three to six years. SZEM Internal Affairs of Ukraine Ivano-Frankivsk