The Edmonton Police Department said Thursday that a local Paralympic athlete recovered two of her custom bikes after they were stolen with the help of a Good Samaritan.
“A Good Samaritan recognized the two bikes in previous media coverage and contacted police with details regarding their location in southwest Edmonton,” police said in a press release.
“Const. Cody Kendrick returned both bikes to a very happy owner earlier today.
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The bikes disappeared late last month from the home of Amanda Rummery, who uses them for training and competition.
Rummery is the Canadian record holder for the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter Paralympic track events. She hopes to represent Canada at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games.
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Police said officers responded to a break-in at a south Edmonton home late last month. They said someone broke into a detached garage and stole the two custom bikes.
Watch below: (As of June 19, 2020) Edmonton Police say over the past few months they have seen an increase in the number of stolen bikes, even in places people think they would be safe. Sarah Ryan reports.
Bike thefts on the rise in south Edmonton
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