Monday, June 4, 2012

Mitchell Street Thieves Strike Again On Monday After Sunday's Sun Fair Ripp-off Of Thousands Of Dollars

Locked 21-speed mountain bike reported stolen from outside of the Mitchell Mall on W. Historic Mitchell Street.

June 4, 2012

Milwaukee. (HNNUSA) - On Monday, the W. Historic Mitchell Street thieves operating in the area struck again after ripping off more then $5,000 worth of items from Sun Fair vendors on early morning Sunday (article link: A senior citizen reported a 21-speed "NEXT Mountain Ridge" bike stolen to police from near the main entrance to the Mitchell Mall at the 1000 block of W. Historic Mitchell Street. The victim told police he stopped to go into the mall and locked the bike with a thick cable lock around 5:40 p.m. and then came out about ten minutes later to discover that the bike had been stolen.
There are several surveillance cameras posted outside the mall and the senior citizen hopes the thieve or thieves were caught on video surveillance.
The bike was locked at the light solid pole near the entrance of the mall. A suspected thieve or thieves must have used a heavy cable cutter to remove the bike from the location without the owners consent.
Several police officers, P.O. Rusch and P.O. Blumbach responded to the non-emergency call shortly after the bike was reported stolen. The bike has a license sticker registered with the City of Milwaukee, according to the senior citizen.
The bike is very distinct, it has a large black and yellow brand name decals "NEXT" style with aluminum frame and 26" tires. The worth value of the bike was estimated along with accessories and other items on bike seat carrying bag at $400.00.
Any information about the theft or suspects contact Milwaukee police.

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