Beating the moped thieves

Last year on London’s streets, over 12,000 crimes were committed by so-called moped thieves stealing mobile phones and hand-bags from pedestrians going about their business in the capital.

The Met Police have come down hard these violent criminals and are often resorting to chasing and knocking the individuals off their bikes in a bid to reduce this type of crime.

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How to secure your bike shop from thieves

Last year saw a tangible increase in thieves targeting bike shops and cycling retailers with the aim of stealing high end bikes, including e-bikes. For example, Cycling Weekly reported a spate of robberies across the UK last summer with hundreds of bikes worth over £100,000 in total stolen. https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/100k-worth-bikes-lifted-collection-local-shop-break-ins-august-391981 That’s why, here at Secure House, we’ve come up with a few ways in which you can secure your bike shop from thieves!

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Secure shop fronts from Secure House

How secure is your shop front?

If you’re a high street retailer ask yourself this question: could my store stand up to three separate attacks by attempted burglars? The first attack using a moped to ‘ram raid’ the shop and two other attacks using repeated blows with heavy-duty sledgehammers.

If the answer to that question is ‘no’, don’t worry because we can definitely help!

We work closely with a variety of retailers across the UK whose businesses are considered to be at high risk of theft, burglary, ram raids and criminal damage. These include high-end retailers selling jewellery & watches, clothes, shoes & accessories, antiques and other luxury items.

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