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Kelowna RCMP return stolen bike to elderly man

The owner will have to provide proof to police in order to claim the bicycle
Kelowna RCMP are searching for the rightful owner of this bike. (Kelowna RCMP)

UPDATE: Tuesday, Aug. 29.

A stolen bike has now been returned to its rightful owner, after RCMP put a plea out to the public asking for help.

The elderly man, who had his bike taken from the Kelowna Crossing mall, was able to identify the contents of the panniers and describe where the incident took place.


Kelowna RCMP is looking to get a stolen bicycle back to its rightful owner.

In a press release, police wrote that a good Samaritan came across a distraught elderly man at the Kelowna Crossing mall on Aug. 4. The senior explained the situation and provided a description of his bike.

Later that same day the good Samaritan found a bicycle matching the description of the elderly man’s bike and brought it to the Kelowna RCMP detachment.

The owner of the bike is asked to contact Kelowna RCMP non-emergency and reference file number 2023-45631. Proof of ownership will be required.

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