Brookfield theft; police say man took bike off bus

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - The Brookfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for theft.

Police said on Thursday, March 14, an unknown man exited a Milwaukee County Transit Bus that was stopped at 12735 W. Capitol Drive around 3:48 p.m. They say he proceeded to steal a bicycle from the bike rack mounted on the front of the bus. The stolen bicycle is described as a black and orange Mongoose brand bicycle with orange brake cables valued at $800.00.

The suspect, described as an older man with brown and gray facial hair, was last seen traveling east towards 124th Street.

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Those with information are asked to contact Brookfield police at 262-787-3702. To make an anonymous tip, contact Waukesha County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-888-441-5505, www.stopcrimewaukesha.com, or through the P3 mobile app.