Stolen bike worth $10,000 labelled a 'weapon' by man caught riding it

Ciara Bastow
Updated April 17 2024 - 4:32pm, first published 7:00am
Dubbo Local Court. Picture file image.
Dubbo Local Court. Picture file image.

A 35-year-old man who was caught riding a stolen mountain bike has said he knew it was stolen but "it was a weapon" so he couldn't help himself.

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Ciara Bastow

Ciara Bastow

Senior Journalist

Hi! I'm Ciara and I've been working as a journalist for a number of years now, covering everything ranging from council, human interest stories, community news and sport. Got a story? Email me at

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