Barrington Police: Man tries to steal fisherman's bicycle

Suspect leaves behind Powerade bottle filled with alcohol

Posted 6/18/24

Barrington Police responded to the White Church Bridge on Tuesday, June 11 at about 9 p.m. for a suspicious condition.

A boy was fishing off the bridge when he noticed a man get on his bike and …

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Barrington Police: Man tries to steal fisherman's bicycle

Suspect leaves behind Powerade bottle filled with alcohol

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Barrington Police responded to the White Church Bridge on Tuesday, June 11 at about 9 p.m. for a suspicious condition.

A boy was fishing off the bridge when he noticed a man get on his bike and start to pedal it away. Police said the boy yelled at the man, who then stopped and got off the bike.

Police said the suspect gave the bike back to the boy and then left the scene on foot. Police looked for the man but could not find him.

The boy then told police that the man had left a Powerade bottle inside the bottle holder of the bike, but the bottle contained alcohol.

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