Police search for bicycle bandit in St. Pete

Suspect took several bikes from Sage Condos
Posted at 9:19 PM, Dec 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-30 21:19:53-05

The St. Petersburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a bicycle bandit.

According to officials, a man, caught on surveillance video, utilized a fishing pole to unlatch the safety pin on a parking garage gate to gain access to the Sage Condos at 400 4th Avenue South.

Once inside, the suspect went to a bicycle rack and took several bicycles.

If you know the identity of this bicycle bandit, please call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.

You can also text the keyword “SPPD” and your anonymous tip to 847-411 (Tip-411.)