A MASKED man in a bucket hat stole a bike outside a Hamble pub.

Hampshire police say it was stolen from outside Ye Olde Whyte Harte pub in Hamble-Le-Rice on July 25, at around 4.20pm.

A blue Ford - most likely a Ford Focus Active hatchback - arrived from the direction of Hamble Lane.

A passenger, a man in a bucket hat and face mask, got out of the car, loitered for a few minutes before riding off on the bike.

The Ford then turned around in the car park and left towards Hamble Lane.

Police are asking anyone in the area at the time, or with CCTV or dashcam footage of Hamble Square, to call 101 and quote reference number 44220300028.

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