Incident Description: Two suspects gained access to an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Portland Street. Surveillance video shows the two suspects cutting the locks off a bicycle and an electric scooter that were in hallway bicycle racks on the first floor. The suspects left the apartment and were last seen riding the bicycle and the scooter northbound on Portland Street. The crime wasn’t discovered until 7:18 A.M.
At 7:10 A.M., suspect one returned to the area and retrieved a second bicycle that was outside the apartment complex. He was last seen riding northbound on Portland Street.
Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/28/2022 5:40 A.M.
Location:2600 block of Portland Street
Vehicle Description: None
Suspect Description (provided by reporting party):
|Age:||25-30 years old|
|Additional Description:||Black hooded sweatshirt with white letters. On back it reads “Come over when you’re sober”. Gray shorts, white Nike shoes.|
|Additional Description:||Black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes. Carrying a black backpack with Nike logo.|
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