Police: Bike Theft Victim Catches Alleged Culprit on the Road
A man who's bike was stolen Friday night in Back Bay saw someone riding it in the South End Saturday morning. And he got it back.
A man who had his bike stolen in Back Bay Friday night saw someone else riding it Saturday morning and was able to get it back.
The victim confronted the alleged bike theif, Joseph Joseph, 45, of Boston, in the Sound End when he was him riding in traffic, the Herald reports.
Joseph was arrested and charged with receiving or concealing a stolen good. He told police he bought the Trek 7500 for $100 from a man outside South Station last week, and even haggled the price down from $200.
The bike's owner, however, had the receipt and Joseph will be arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court.