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GRPD make arrests following attempted bike thefts

Posted at 7:28 PM, Jul 01, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Four juveniles were arrested following attempted bike thefts in downtown Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said it happened on Wednesday around 2:20 p.m. near Monroe Avenue and Louis NW.

Police said City Safety Ambassadors advised them six teens were cutting locks of bicycles near Campau Square Plaza. When police arrived the teens took off on bikes, but they were able to apprehend four of the teens involved.  They’re 13 to 15 years of age, according to a press release.

Police are still looking for the other two juveniles involved. If you have any information call Grand Rapids Police Department at 456-3400 or Silent Observer at 1-866-774-2345. Silent Observer can also be reached anonymously by clicking here.