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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Bike Thief Caught on Camera - Have You Seen This Suspect?

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UPPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating a stolen pickup truck and the driver who is also wanted for recent bike thefts in University Park. 

If you have information about this case, or if you have seen this suspect or truck, please call UPPD at 214-987-5360 or contact Detective Johnston at

Location: 3700 Block Amherst Street

Suspect(s): Hispanic male, short dark hair, black long sleeve shirt, black pants with three stripes down each leg, silver watch on left wrist

Suspect Vehicle: Stolen work truck, white Ford truck, extended cab with "Texas Watering Solutions" on doors, plate unknown

Details: Suspect drove down alley just past the house, got out, went into the open garage and took a bicycle out of the garage, and took it back to the truck. He returned, grabbed a second bicycle, and a box from a shelf, and returned to the truck and left. 

The Crime Bulletin below contains photos of the suspect vehicle and photos of the suspect.

UPPD Bulletin

UPPD Bulletin 2

The most recent bike thefts involving this suspect occurred in the 3700 block of Amherst on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. 

Watch the thefts occur, as the suspect walks into an open garage and removes two bikes and a box from a garage shelf. This crime shows how important it is to keep garage doors closed and locked. 

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