Kevin Moore stands in the shed where a 2001 Yamaha YZ250 and a 2009 Honda CRF250 were stolen at their Craignish property.
Kevin Moore stands in the shed where a 2001 Yamaha YZ250 and a 2009 Honda CRF250 were stolen at their Craignish property. Alistair Brightman

Brothers' bike stolen from shed

KEVIN Moore saved for months and months to buy his second-hand motorbike.

His brother Craig was paying off his pride and joy – a black 2009 limited edition Honda CR2505.

But on Monday night both bikes were stolen from the back shed of their Craignish home, leaving the brothers frustrated and their dad unsettled.

Robert Moore said both his sons, aged 18 and 20, were very upset over the loss of their bikes.

“They're devastated,” he said yesterday.

Younger son, Kevin, worked hard and saved up all his money to buy a second-hand 2002 Yamaha YZ250, he said.

Older son, Craig, was paying off $14,000 for his bike, which he bought only last year.

The thieves went to a lot of trouble to get to the bikes, cutting through the property's fence, two gates and through the lock on the back shed to get to them, leading the family to believe it was someone who knew they were there.

Along with the loss of the bikes was the uncomfortable feeling that someone had come uninvited on to their property, Mr Moore said.

“It's just a funny feeling.

“It's like someone has invaded your privacy as well as stolen your stuff.”

The family is asking anyone with information to come forward, especially if they saw someone parked along the Pialba-Burrum Heads Road during the night.

Police yesterday said they were following a number of lines of inquiry but would welcome any information from the public.

Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with information.



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