Springfield motorcycle thief misses police in minutes
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KY3) –
In this week’s Catch a Crook, detectives in Greene County want you to be on the hunt for a motorcycle thief. Security footage from July 22 shows a man driving the stolen motorbike into the John B Hughes apartments. The property is located at 2100 North Clifton in Springfield.
The victim told MPs someone stole the Honda CBR 500 from South Valley Apartments on June 27. The motorcycle is estimated at $ 5,000.
A Springfield police officer retrieved the bicycle after seeing it against a light pole at the John B Hughes Apartments. Security video shows the officer arrived approximately 15 minutes after the suspect left the area. Investigators say it’s possible he lives in the apartments and is linked to other thefts.
If you recognize the man in the video or have any information, call the Greene County Tip Line at 417-829-6230.
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