Two expensive bikes were stolen from a property in Ashlin Grove in Lincoln during a spate of shed break-ins.
A resident was disturbed at around 8pm on December 9 by a noise in his back garden.
He went outside and noticed that a padlock had been broken on the door of a shed.
He went inside to call the police but when he returned to the shed a short time later two expensive bikes had been stolen.
One was a yellow Boardman make cycle and a grey Boardman make hybrid cycle
At another address two doors down from this property a shed lock had been broken but nothing was stolen.
Police are now appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101 quoting incident numbers 414 and 457 of December 9.