Policeman in fancy-dress steals bike: no-one notices

Sarah Coles
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Avon and Somerset Police have released a video showing an officer posing as a bike thief, stealing bikes in an increasingly overt way. It goes to show how few people pay attention, and even where they do notice, how few call the police.

So what is their advice, and how can you keep your bike safe?