torch Burnham BMX biker's car and ransack his home
BMX rider Liam Phillips has described a group of thieves who broke
into his home and set fire to his car as 'vile creatures'.
in Manchester are investigating the break-in at the house of British
track sprinter Philip Hindes, which he shares with Liam.
who took part in the Olympics earlier this month, was on holiday
in Spain at the weekend when his Volkswagen Golf was stolen from
outside the property in West Didsbury. The vehicle was later found
a post on Twitter, Liam said: "Such a fun weekend away with
the boys only to return home and discover some vile creatures
had 'fun' at my expense breaking into the house and stealing my
said an unknown weapon was used by the thieves to smash through
the patio doors and gain entry to the home before ransacking it.
Hindes, who won a gold medal at the Olympics, had his Pinarello
Paris training bike stolen in the raid and police have appealed
for its return.