RCMP seeking mountain bike thief

The Revelstoke RCMP is seeking help in apprehending a thief who stole a mountain bike from a vehicle outside the Woolsey Creek Friday night.

The Revelstoke RCMP is seeking help in tracking down a thief who stole a mountain bike from a vehicle Friday night.

The theft took place on Friday, Sept. 28, between 8 and 9:30 p.m. near the Woolsey Creek restaurant on Second Street West and Garden Avenue.

According to the Revelstoke RCMP, a Salmon Arm resident parked his car near the restaurant while he went in to eat. “Upon returning to the vehicle he found that some unknown person or persons had used (a) bolt cutter to cut the lock off of his bike and removed the bike from the roof rack of the vehicle,” said Staff-Sgt. Jacquie Olsen in a statement.

The bike is described as a Specialized Enduro mountain bike, black and red in colour, with a value of $3,000. The victim had come to Revelstoke to mountain bike the next day, the RCMP said.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Revelstoke RCMP at 250-837-5255 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.