Police investigating the theft of a pair of electric bicycles believe the are still in Cornwall five weeks after they were stolen.

The two Trek Powerfly e-bikes were taken from The Hub, a bike hire business in Portreath, on Monday, July 15.

Today they issued an appeal for help in finding them.

A police spokesperson said: "Officers believe the items are still in the Cornwall area and have asked the public for help to reunite them with their owner.

"They would like to hear from anyone who has seen the bicycles or has been offered them for sale."

Anyone who has information is asked to contact police by calling 101, or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/066015/19.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

The theft took place 12 days before the theft of an electric bike in Penryn, although police have not connected the two.

On this occasion thieves ram-raided Top Gear Electric Bikes in Commercial Road, smashing through the doors and security fence and causing £20,000 worth of damage, before getting away with a 2019 Focus Paralane2 9.6 bike worth £4,000.