Springfield motorcycle thief misses police in minutes

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SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KY3) –

Security cameras captured the man driving the $ 5,000 bike to some apartments in Springfield.(Greene County Sheriff’s Office)

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.

July 22 John B Hughes Apartments
July 22 John B Hughes Apartments(Greene County Sheriff’s Office)

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 found the stolen motorcycle at the John B Hughes apartments on ...
A Springfield police officer found the stolen motorcycle at the John B Hughes Apartments on July 22.(Greene County Sheriff’s Office)

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.

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22nd of July(Greene County Sheriff’s Office)

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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