Woman has six motorbikes stolen days after winning first desert rally

09:27 11 April 2012

Donna Gray after winning the Tuareg Rallye in Morocco

Donna Gray after winning the Tuareg Rallye in Morocco

Archant

WITHIN days of celebrating a win in her first ever desert rally, a motorbike enthusiast was left devastated after six off-road bikes were stolen from her garage.

Donna Gray, of Norton Road in Stotfold, won the ladies class of the professional class of the Tuareg Rallye in Morocco - an eight-day competition navigated by roadbook and GPS, and including timed tests.

Ten days later, sometime between 3am and 5am last Thursday, six motorbikes - including the rally bike she had ridden in Morocco, which she called her “pride and joy” - were stolen from her garage, after theives broke a window to gain access.

“We found two down the road because they couldn’t start them,” explained Ms Gray.

“I have been out every night trying to find the others.

“My pride and joy has gone missing.”

The four bikes are worth a total of about £14,000.

Anyone with information about the crime, call Beds Police on 101, citing crime reference number JD-11969-2012.

2 comments

  • The original story about the rally win, before the bikes were stolen, purposefully did not include the street name. Now the bikes have been stolen and the police need help in catching the people who took them, we obviously want to provide as much information as possible. Louise

    Report this comment

    The Comet

    Thursday, April 12, 2012

  • Perhaps they should stop publishing peoples addresses when writing stories about such things. Wouldn't take too long to work out which house in Norton Road Stotfold has lots of expensive motorbikes on the premises.

    Report this comment

    Chris Ambler

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

More news stories

17:00
999 response

The NHS which runs the ambulance service in Herts is sending out a recruiting call for 60 more student paramedics and is encouraging anyone in Herts who wants to know more to get in touch.

15:03
A Dutch man was cleared of conspiracy to smuggle drugs at St Albans Crown Court yesterday.

A 36-year-old Dutch man has been cleared of conspiracy to smuggle drugs, after a £12 million haul of heroin was discovered in a lorry in Letchworth in November of 2013.

12:49
Hoteliers in Herts have been briefed about the warning signs of child sexual exploitation

Staff from hotels across Herts have been enlisted into the battle against child sexual exploitation after attending briefings at police headquarters and told about the warning signs they should be looking out for.

12:15
Take care in the heatwave

With sky-high temperatures predicted this week, health agencies have been quick to issue advice on what to do to protect yourself from possible problems.

”North

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition today E-edition