Steinbach RCMP have announced that the 2020 bicycle registration initiative has begun. Local bicycle owners can now register their bicycles through the Steinbach RCMP Detachment in hopes that more stolen bicycles are returned to their owners.
Since November 1, 2019, Steinbach RCMP has received 14 reports of bicycle theft in the Steinbach RCMP jurisdiction. Steinbach RCMP would like to remind everyone that warmer weather is here and to expect bicycle thefts to increase.
Steinbach RCMP would like to offer a few tips to deter bicycle thefts.
- lock up bicycles
- store inside
- take photographs
- write down serial numbers
These tips help RCMP identify who the rightful owners are and return it to them in case it gets stolen.
Anyone in the Steinbach area is able to register their bicycles through the Steinbach RCMP Detachment. If your bicycle is stolen, please contact the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-1234.