DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police says they’re investigating the first theft of the rental bicycles commonly used in downtown Des Moines.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/18qIOsp ) four of the bikes were rented between Monday and Wednesday, and then not returned.
The bikes are valued at $4,800.
The bikes are rented by swiping a credit card, and the owner of the card used says it must have been stolen.
Two of the bikes were found abandoned Wednesday afternoon outside a liquor store.
It was the first thefts since the bikes rentals began several years ago.
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com