Usain Bolt tweets over running shoes stolen in Croydon
- 7 May 2014
- From the section London
Olympic champion Usain Bolt has tweeted his 3.3 million followers after running shoes he signed were stolen in Croydon.
The orange Puma shoes, worth about £20,000, were framed with a photo of the six-time Olympic gold medallist.
Scotland Yard said the items were taken from an industrial site on Gloucester Road, Croydon, between 26-28 April.
The athlete tweeted: "I know u love me..but please why u had to go stealing that signed Usain Bolt spikes ..I know u going to return it. Right?"
The Jamaican sprinter later said he would be sending a new signed pair.
He tweeted: "Only natural I sign sum spikes after one of my overly excited fan stole that one..FedEx straight to London later."
Anyone with information has been urged to contact police.