Bike thief grabs woman’s wallet outside Decatur store, police report

DECATUR — A thief on a bike rode and snatched a woman’s wallet as she walked from her car to a Decatur grocery store, police report.

Detective Sergeant. Steve Carroll said the 52-year-old victim was robbed at 6:30 p.m. Friday outside the Aldi store at 510 E. Pershing Road.

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“She said she was heading to the store when someone got on her bike, reached out and snatched her wallet and kept riding,” Carroll added. “She said the thief had a mask or a hoodie or something.”

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Police do not have a detailed description of the suspect and are reviewing CCTV footage that may show the crime. Carroll said the woman was uninjured.

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Contact Tony Reid at (217) 421-7977. Follow him on Twitter: @TonyJReid

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