36 KTMs stolen from delivery lorry

That's 36 more kids who'll be upset this Christmas..

A DELIVERY of 36 new KTM junior motocross motorcycles have been stolen from a lorry in Kent on the evening of Friday 9th of December.

Thieves took 35 KTM 50 SXs and one 65 SX. The bikes were still in their individual transportation boxes, still requiring a small amount of assembly from the dealerships they were intended for.

The theft has many impacts and not only makes availability of the 50 SX extremely difficult but will more than likely spoil Christmas for many families as the majority of the bikes stolen were pre-ordered via KTM dealers ready to arrive as gifts.

Even though these are off-road bikes, each machine has a unique VIN (vehicle identification number) and engine number that can be used to trace its identity. Police and KTM dealers have these details and, together with KTM UK, will be working with motocross clubs and tracks across the country to make sure these stolen machines are returned.