Stolen e-bike recovered but Jefferson County Walmart bike thief still unidentified

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jun 29, 2024

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The thief who shoplifted a bolt cutter from Walmart to steal a kid’s e-bike parked out front has still not been identified, but the bike is back where it belongs.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday that the e-bike was recovered in perfect condition and returned to 12-year-old Alex.

The sheriff’s office said Alex was thrilled when investigators Clarkson and Gist returned the bike to him.

The e-bike theft occurred June 19 around 1:15 p.m. outside a Walmart at C-470 and W. Bowles Avenue.

The sheriff’s office said Alex rode his bike to Walmart to buy fishing tackle.



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While the victim was inside the store, the suspect saw the bike, went into the store, stole bolt cutters, and used them to steal the boy’s e-bike.

The suspected bike thief is described as a white male. He was wearing a blue T-shirt with the words “Columbia” and a logo on the back and a black and white baseball hat with a logo.

If you can identify the man, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tipline at 303-271-5612. You can remain anonymous.

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