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Dozens of stolen bikes go up for auction

One hundred stolen bicycles have been sold at auction in the Black Country.

It's believed to have been among the biggest ever stand-alone auctions of its kind in the West Midlands region, at Aston's Auctioneers. Many of the bikes were recovered by West Midlands Police, which is urging more cyclists to get their frames marked.

More than £5,000 was raised and will be donated to charity.

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