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Black motorbike pulled out of the River Trent in Newark by magnetic fisherman

A young magnetic fisherman has pulled a motorbike out of the River Trent.

The fisherman, who goes by the name Magnetic G, found the bike while magnet fishing with his friends.

This form of fishing is on the rise in England, and is usually done in outdoor waters with a strong neodymium magnet.

A motorbike was pulled out of the River Trent.
A motorbike was pulled out of the River Trent.

The magnets have to be strong enough to budge items that are usually found in the bottom of canals or rivers, and the hobby, which stemmed from fishing, can sometimes be profitable because of the amount of items that are lost or discarded in water.

Having found the motor, the magnetic fisherman reported his find to the police.

Newark Police confirmed the bike was stole and issued a statement.

They said: "We traced the owner down and he is now reunited with his motorbike."

The owner of the black motorbike, Keeran Stevens, thanked George Tindale and Matthew Lock for finding his vehicle.

Keeran said: "Hopefully I can get it back running again after six months being in the water. Thank you lads."

Several members of the public have praised George and Matthew for finding the bike.

George said he was happy that he found the bike.

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