Youth Robbed of Bicycle

Prince George

2017-08-30 09:24 PDT

File # 2017-29412

Police are continuing to investigate following a robbery of a bike in the City yesterday.

On Tuesday August 29th, 2017 at approximately 8:30 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a Robbery of a Bicycle in the park of Heritage Elementary School on Anderson Street in Prince George. A youth male was with friends in the park when a male and female approached them. The victim was shown what he believed to be a handgun. The male suspect rode off with the bike. The female fled the area.

Members immediately attended the area but were advised that the incident had occurred about two hours earlier. Police are continuing the investigation and are looking for the public’s help.

The male suspect is described as:

The female suspect is described as:

The bike is described as a lime green GT Avalanche mountain bike with front shocks, hydraulic disk brakes and a Ruckus sticker on it. It has a serial number of CM15M534264 and is valued at $600.

Stock image of a bicycle that is similar to the one taken from the youth

Stock image of a bicycle that is similar to the one taken from the youth

Since June 19th, 2017, ten bicycles have been stolen from the area bounded by 5th Avenue, Foothills Boulevard and Ospika Boulevard (west and north). Only three have been recovered and only one was registered with 529 Garage. The registered bike was one of the three recovered. For more information about the 529 Garage Bicycle Registry, go to our Bike Theft Prevention Program page.

If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence, the persons responsible or the location of the bicycle, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword pgtips. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
 

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP
princegeorge.rcmp.ca
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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