Helwig Recreation Center entrance
3205 W Carmen Ave.Chicago , IL
Date of Theft
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:45pm
Basic Bike Info
White and Forest Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
Bicycle in good condition, raised curved handlebars, black fenders on both front and back tires, black handlebar tape
ben.wickstrom (at) gmail.com
Contact Phone Number:
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How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?:
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
Bicycle was locked in front of Helwig Recreation Center at North Park University. The man who stole the bike was photographed on University cameras. He approached the bike at 5:41pm, worked on the lock, the road off with the bike at 5:45pm. I believe that he picked the lock or cut it, but took it with him. The man that stole the bike was about 5'10", with a coat and a bright orange backpack.
This bike was recovered: