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therese

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therese says:

stolen bike

hi guys a friend of mine's son  rides a 125 bike. he has just taken it to the garage to have some work done it and they have called him to say that they think the bike may be stolen as chassie number not tally with v5 docs. apart from reporting it to the police is there anything else he should do. he could try to pursue the original owner who he bought it from as it was a private sale but apart from that can't think of anything else. i take it the police are likely to take the bike away when he has reported it to them. was just wondering if this has happened to anyone else and if so what did you do thanks therese

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MarcusMarsh

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MarcusMarsh says:

Stolen bike

My first question would be how does the dealer know?  You don't normally take your V5 to a dealer when getting the bike worked on so this seems a little unusual. 

That aside, the Police would not normally take the bike unless it has been reported stolen and shows up on their records as such.  

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jaffa90

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AdieR

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AdieR says:

How old is it?

how many previous registered owners has it had? I'm assuming only one?

I'm also curious as to how / why dealer has V5 details if its simply getting work done?

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