Theft case is frequent: Japanese police reminded residents to lock electric bicycle batteries

Theft case is frequent: Japanese police reminded residents to lock electric bicycle batteries

On November 11th, the Japanese Broadcasting Association website has recently reported that after the immunity of New Crown is spread, in order to avoid contact with the crowd, more and more Japanese chooses to use electric bicycle travel.

However, in Japan, theft of theft of electric bicycle batteries is endless. At the end of this year to August, 218 battery stealing cases have been confirmed in Tokyo, with 124 in the same period last year, this figures are far more than 148 last year.

The purchase of electric bicycle batteries through regular channels takes about 40,000 yen (about 1685 to 2246 yuan). Since the battery is a consumable, it needs to be replaced every 3 to 4 years. The report believes that most of the stolen batteries are sold again through the network, and the price of each battery is around tens of thousands of yen.

The Japanese police and anti-theft experts called, if the electric bicycle is relatively long, the battery should be kept in the home safety department, or use the steel wire to properly lock the battery to prevent theft.