Ocala Police seeking helping in catching bandit who nabbed bike from minimart

Ocala Police officers are searching for a bandit who stole a bicycle from a local minimart.

Ocala Police officers are searching for the man pictured above, who they say stole a bicycle from the Circle K store on E Hwy. 40 and NE 28th Avenue recently.

Officers say an unknown black man, pictured above, took a customer’s Felts Versa bicycle from the Circle K on E Hwy. 40 and NE 28th Avenue. The theft occurred while the customer was purchasing his morning coffee inside the store, an Ocala Police report states.

The thief was with a second black male who was riding a beach cruiser-style bicycle and they fled west on SR 40, the report says.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the crime is asked to call Ocala Police Property Crimes Det. M. Coughlin at (352) 369-7000.