UPDATE: Suspect Wanted in Murfreesboro Bike Thefts possibly armed with machete

Oct 16, 2020 at 08:14 am by WGNS


A subject captured only on video, but not in person is the subject of a police investigation in Murfreesboro. 

The unknown man is seen on video stealing a Schwinn bicycle from the front porch of a home on Holts Court. The theft occured on October 2, 2020. 

Police tell WGNS that the man is approximately 6-foot tall, has a slim build, dark short hair and wears glasses. He appears to be carrying a large knife or machete.

The same night of the Schwinn theft, a Nishiki bicycle was stolen from the backyard of a home on Briar Bend Dr., about three-quarters of a mile away. The stolen Schwinn was left there and the second bike was taken. 

If you recognize the man in the video below, please contact Detective Westley Hall at 629-201-5611 or email 0875@murfreesborotn.gov.