Man sentenced to jail for bike theft

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A man living in neighbouring France has been sentenced to eight months in prison for stealing a series of electric bikes in Geneva.

The 24-year-old was arrested after a woman called police to say her CHF 7,000 bike which went missing in Geneva was in France. It was fitted with a GPS tracker. 

Police raided the apartment in Annemasse on Sunday and found the bike – as well as another stolen machine. 

Police say the man was already known to them.

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