Chainsaw and child’s bike stolen in theft before police chase

Rianna Rudland said her seven-year-old son Daniel is ‘heartbroken’ by the theft of the tenten 90 mot

Rianna Rudland said her seven-year-old son Daniel is ‘heartbroken’ by the theft of the tenten 90 motocross bike. PHOTO: Rianna Rudland - Credit: Archant

A racing bike, chainsaw and a seven-year-old's motocross bike were stolen in a village theft that may be related to a police pursuit.

A KTM Exc400 racing bike was stolen from the Rudland family on October 26. PHOTO: Rianna Rudland

A KTM Exc400 racing bike was stolen from the Rudland family on October 26. PHOTO: Rianna Rudland - Credit: Archant

The Rudland family had the items stolen from their home on Chapel Road in Carleton Rode, near Attleborough, on Friday morning.

Rianna Rudland said her seven-year-old son Daniel is 'heartbroken' by the theft of the tenten 90 motocross bike. Her partner's racing bike model is a KTM Exc400.

South Norfolk police inspector Jason Selvarajah said: 'We have increased patrols locally. A short time later a vehicle was involved in a pursuit involving a high powered vehicle near Thetford.'

Mr Selvarajah added that the investigation is still ongoing. On Friday he posted on Twitter: 'Please remain vigilant, safeguard your belongings by ensuring they are secured and report suspicious activity.'

The incident was initially attended by Breckland police.