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Deputies search for suspect who stole bike from Goodwill

Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 12:18:03-05

LAKELAND, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect they said did a little Goodwill hunting.

On Friday, shortly after 10:00 p.m., a shopper noticed a man stealing a bike from a fenced-in area of the Goodwill Store at 5411 Florida Avenue South in Lakeland.

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The Sheriff's Officer said the woman immediately contacted them to notify them of the bike theft. 

PCSO posted a video of the suspect jumping a fence who they believe to be a black or Hispanic man between 18 and 20-years-old.


If you know who the thief is you are asked to please contact Detective Rudd at 863-797-5345or at 863-298-6200.

Anyone with information who wants to Remain anonymous and be eligible for a Cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. 

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