A HIGH school pupils had his bike worth £450 stolen in Church Stretton before it was dumped at the town's police station.

The bike was stolen from outside a shop on the Crossways Industrial Estate on Tuesday when he went in to do some shopping.

When he returned he found the bicycle had been stolen. Nearby witnesses described the person who had take the bicycle as a male wearing a grey jumper, no further description was available.

After a social media request for help in locating the bike, it was found abandoned outside the Church Stretton Police station later the same day.

West Mercia Police are asking anyone with information that could help identify who was responsible for the theft to call 101 and refer to incident 0613S 060819.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.