Brazen bike gang torch £10,000 vintage motorcycle after issuing £1,000 ransom to owner on Instagram

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in WTF
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Brazen thieves set fire to a valuable vintage motorbike after they sent a ransom note to its owner on Instagram .

The criminals demanded money from the owner of a 1951 Triumph Thunderbird worth between £7,000 and £10,000 after it was stolen from a garage in Clifton, Bristol.

The gang first bragged about having the bike on social media and threatened to burn it unless the owner paid them £1,000.

But in their most recent post, published a day after issuing the ransom, the bike is filmed being set on fire while a youth in a tracksuit and motorcycle helmet watches on, the Bristol Post reports.

To add insult to injury, the callous gang then tagged the poor owner in the comments section – saying “he didn’t listen” to their threats.

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