Wanted: Man caught on camera stealing MUSC nurse's $2k bicycle

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are searching for a man who stole a nurse's $2,000 bike at MUSC

The victim said he had secured his bicycle on the bike rack at the southwest coroner of the Colbert Education Library at 6:45 a.m. on March 3.

According to the victim, he had secured it with a cable lock. He told officers when he returned at 7:30 p.m. to get his bike, it was missing.

Surveillance video showed a man placing a black road bike in the bike rack, then proceeded to take the victim's bike around 3:28 p.m.

The suspect is seen heading towards Beet Street in the direction of Ashley Avenue.

Video showed the suspect returning to the scene of the crime and taking his black bike.

Police say the male suspect was wearing a red T-shirt with a white logo which "appeared to be a Hamburger Helper logo," black jeans, blue and green sneakers, sunglasses, a black bicycle helmet and a blue backpack.

Authorities describe the suspect as clean shaven and had grey hair, a receding hairline, appeared to be balding and between 39 and 49 years old.

The bike is described as a Black Trek full suspension mountain bicycle (Model Fuel EX 7 29 21.5, Serial Number WTU008G0347L). The bicycle has a black frame, blue "Trek" lettering and blue suspension components. The bicycle also has 29 inch tires.

If you have any information you are asked to call Sgt. Van Horn at 843-792-0334.

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