Thief steals bike, tries to break into home in southwest Miami-Dade County

Surveillance video captured thief stealing bike Feb. 20


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are searching for a man who stole a bicycle from a home in southwest Miami-Dade County and tried to break into the home.

The victim told detectives that he noticed his son's bike was missing from his patio last month and checked his surveillance cameras.

Video from Feb. 20 showed the thief trying to open the door to the victim's car and also a glass door in the back of the house. Both doors were locked and the man was not able to get inside.

Police said the man then stole the bike from the patio and took off.

This is the second bicycle theft reported in southwest Miami-Dade in the past month.

Bike to be raffled off for charity ride stolen

On Friday, a GT Series 4 bike was stolen that was supposed to be raffled off by DeNito's Ride for Kids, which supports local children's health services.

Anthony DeNito told Local 10 News that four of the six suspects have been arrested in that case, but he said the bike was not in any of their possessions.

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