Manning-Great Lakes Police District is trying to locate the owner of an expensive mountain bike that was stolen from a Forster caravan park late last year.
At around 1.30am on Wednesday, January 13, police stopped a vehicle for random breath testing on Chatham Avenue, Taree.
While the officers spoke with the driver, they noticed a Yeti mountain bike attached haphazardly to a ramshackle trailer being towed by the vehicle.
A brief search of the bike revealed that it was valued at around $10,000.
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The officers asked the vehicle's occupants about the bike and were unsatisfied with the explanations they received regarding the bike's origins.
They subsequently seized the bike for further investigations.
At around 3am that same morning, the driver attended Taree Police Station in the company of his 14-year-old son, who admitted to having stolen the bike from "Forster Caravan Park" several months earlier.
The young person is being dealt with via the Young Offenders Act.
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