TV presenter and disability rights campaigner Sophie Morgan has been reunited with her specially adapted motorbike after it was stolen and taken to an address in south east London.

The star, who covered the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics and has presented shows including The One Show and Dispatches, discovered her bike had gone missing from outside her home in Bermondsey on Saturday morning.

The 35-year-old, who was paralysed from the chest down in a car crash when she was 18, took to social media to reveal her distress at finding her one-of-a-kind bike had been pinched.

A tracker on the three-wheel motorbike, which had been adapted for her disability with a handbrake system, showed it had been taken to an address in south-east London, but despite help from police the bike could not be found.

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But her post about the theft was shared more than 140,000 times, and, after someone spotted her plea for its return, Morgan was eventually reunited with the bike on Wednesday, October 28.

In an update, Morgan posted: "She has some parts missing, but that's okay - she's been FOUND and two young men have been arrested.

"I can NOT believe this post made that happen... It was a long shot, but it worked. Beyond happy. Thank you everyone. Thank you so, so much."

Five days ago, said she was "totally heartbroken" when she woke up to find her bike missing from her south London home.


A tracker on the bike said it had been taken to an address in south-east London, and she went with her brother to find it and called the police for help, but it could not be found.

Writing at the time, she said: "No words for how upset I am about this. It's specially adapted for my disability and VERY distinctive.

"It's probably pointless, but these posts show what my Ryker looks like. If you could please repost this and someone sees it there's a small chance I might get it back.

"Ps. Please don't mention insurance..there's some technicality that means I'm uncovered."