30 Sep, 2017 @ 16:43
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Cyclists warned over pavement parking in Mallorca as expat hit with police notice

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WARNING: Police slap notice on expat's bike

A MALLORCA expat has expressed ‘surprise’ after receiving a police notice for locking her bike to a lamp post.

Brit Emilie, 39, found her bicycle slapped with the warning after leaving it on a secluded Palma street near her home.

WARNING: Police slap notice on expat’s bike

With no room in her flat, and no bike racks close by, the British mum-of-one says she had no alternative.

“I’ve never bumped into anyone on this road, it’s really quiet,” she told the Olive Press.

“Now I have to walk a lot further and lock it up on a busy road full of people out drinking, which makes me worry it could get stolen over the weekend.”

She added: “You see empty bike locks around so perhaps the police have taken them.”

According to Palma Town Hall regulations, Police may remove bikes that ‘constitute a danger or disturbance to traffic or pedestrians’.

Fines are levied before withheld bikes are released to their owners.

Joe Duggan (Reporter)

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