Newark Police Seek Identity Of Bike Theft Suspects

Newark, DE (October 3, 2018) – On Tuesday September 18, 2018, at approximately 11:40 a.m., the Newark Police responded to the 200 block of East Delaware Avenue for a report of a bicycle theft which just occurred. A review of surveillance footage in the area showed two males walk up to a bike rack, use a set of bolt cutters to cut two bike locks and ride away with the two bikes. The suspects were then observed getting on a DART bus, utilizing the bus to transport the bikes. The stolen bicycles consisted of a Raleigh mountain bike and a Firmstrong Urban Lady Beach Cruiser valued at a total of approximately $400.

Investigating officers obtained surveillance images of the suspects. The first suspect is described as a white male wearing a blue t-shirt. The second suspect is described as a white male wearing a black baseball style hat, a grey t-shirt, and dark pants.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Cpl. Walker at or 302-366-7100 ext. 3460.