Stolen bike thrown through toy shop window

The red Prance Classic bike
The red Prance Classic bike

A suspected burglar has been charged after a stolen bike was used to shatter a toy shop window.

The red Prance Classic bike was thrown through the front window of Bicester Toys just before 8pm on Sunday, February 15.

It was taken from the archway outside Tesco in Sheep Street, Bicester, and walked across to the toy shop.

Someone then picked up the bike and shattered the shop window with it.

Police would like to speak to the owner of the bike and Paul Wyeth, 34, of Shackleton Close in Bicester, has been charged with burglary and theft.

He has been released on bail to appear at Banbury Magistrates’ Court on May 13.

The bike has been recovered and is being held at Bicester police station, waiting for the owner to come forward.

Anyone with information should call PC Caroline Brown on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.