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Sep 2, 2005

Bike thief caught red-handed

A Honduran living in Belize City was arrested after he stole a bike from a young woman in King’s Park. Around ten-thirty Thursday morning a police patrol saw Rene Castillo riding up stop near St. Thomas Street and at the same time noticed Nellie Velasquez shouting for help. Velasquez told police she had just leaned her bike against a shop when Castillo grab it and rode off. Police chased after Castillo who jumped off the bike and ran towards Freetown Road. He was eventually caught and charged with theft.

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