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LCPD warns of increased bike theft

The City of Lapeer Police Department says they have received multiple reports of stolen bikes over the last week.

According to police, many times, bike theft is a crime of opportunity.

Officers encourage all bike owners to ensure their bikes are always secured when left unattended by using a bike lock. While there are may kinds of bike locks, it is recommended to use a U-Lock to secure the frame and wheel rim to the rack.

It is also a recommended to keep records of your bike and other personal property serial numbers.

Please report any suspicious behavior you see by calling 911.