Thief Wheels Off on Stolen Bike
Prince George, B.C. – RCMP in Prince George are asking the public to keep a look out for a BMX Bicycle.
The bike was stolen around 2:30 in the afternoon yesterday afternoon from the Domano/Highway 16 area. The owner of the bike had left it unlocked while he went into a fast food restaurant . When he left the restaurant, he saw someone riding away on his bike. He tried, but failed, to stop the thief .
The thief is described as:
- First Nations female
- Approximately 25 years old
- Wearing a long sleeve red jacket, blue jeans and carrying a black back pack
While she took off on the BMX, she was accompanied by a male who was riding a lime green bike.
The stolen bike ( see image above) is described as:
- Specialized P26
- Mountain bike
- Red and black
- Valued at $1500
Unfortunately, the bike owner did not have record of the serial number.
In partnership with Project 529, the Prince George RCMP will be at many community and bicycle related events this summer registering bicycles on 529 Garage. The process is free and only takes 5 minutes per bike. Please ask that members of the public watch for those registration events, and take the time to register their bikes.
Police would like to remind bicycle owners to ALWAYS lock a bike with the best lock that you can afford. All bicycle retailers in our community can offer good advice on which locks to buy and the best way to lock your bike.