POLICE are hunting thieves who stole a mountain bike from outside a business in Woolston.

At approximately 2pm on August 2, a man was seen taking the bike and loading it into a red transit van on Bridge Lane.

The suspect had a slight beard and tattoos on his left arm.

He was wearing a black hat and black vest.

The bike is a GT Agressor Expert 20018 in black, blue and yellow.

As investigations continue, the owner of a nearby business has released CCTV to help bring the culprits to justice.

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 or by filling in the contact form at cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries/ and quote IML 142311. Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.