The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On March 29th, 2024 Decatur Police were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of N Edward in reference to a previous theft.  Officers were informed a red Schwinn tricycle valued at $600 was stolen from the yard of the residence.   This tricycle had a damaged silver basket attached to the back of the trike. 


Surveillance cameras from the residence were observed which captured two suspects near the property on March 28th, 2024 at approximately 11:46P.M.  One of the suspects was observed approaching the tricycle and utilizing what appeared to be bolt cutters to cut a lock which was chaining the trike to a fence.  This same suspect was observed riding away with the trike N/B on Edward. 


The suspect who stole the trike was observed to be a w/m who had a facial covering, wearing a red/grey hooded jacket and red pants.  (Photo Below)


If you have any information regarding this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on this crime.  Thank you.