Alleged bike thief caught on camera

Police say this man of interest was captured on video stealing a mountain bike inside a secured underground parking lot on Leon Avenue. RCMP

Police have released a photo of a suspected bike thief — hoping that the public can identify him.

Kelowna RCMP say video surveillance caught a man stealing a mountain bike on August 24th from a secured underground parking lot in the 700 block of Leon Avenue. Police say the man allegedly used force to gain entry into the parking lot.

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“Once inside, it is alleged that the person of interest stole a black and green Norco Storm 7, men’s 18-speed mountain bike,” said Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, of slim build, with short brown hair. He was seen wearing a black, long-sleeved sweater, a pair of grey shorts, a dark coloured backpack and dark coloured shoes.

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Anyone with any information about this person is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

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