Are police doing enough to return your stolen gear?

Are police doing enough to return your stolen gear?

Imagine if you were burgled and something you really liked was stolen, but then you saw it being sold on Trade Me.

That is exactly what happened to two young men.

Florian and Dan gave the police a clear description of the items stolen but received a letter three weeks later from the police saying they considered the case closed as the police couldn't find the bikes.

You can imagine their surprise when six months later, they found one of the bikes on sale on Trade Me.

But the seller wasn't the thieves – it was a police officer.

Story looks into whether police are doing enough to get your stolen gear back to you.

Watch the video for the full Story report.

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