Police seek bike, barbecue thief

Huntington Beach police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man accused of stealing two bicycles and a barbecue from a condominium complex late last month.

The man entered the underground parking structure of the Pier Colony Condominiums, at 200 Pacific Coast Highway, on foot between 6 and 7 a.m. on June 29 by reaching through the bars of a security access gate and opening the door from the inside, the Huntington Beach Police Department said in a news release.

The man, who was captured on surveillance cameras, then walked throughout the structure for the next 45 minutes while attempting to open various parked cars, police said.

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He allegedly eventually made off with two bicycles, including one with a child bike trailer attached, and an unopened barbecuethat was still boxed.

Authorities described the man as white with brown hair and tattoos on his right arm and right calf. He also had a star tattoo on his right elbow.

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a black and white baseball cap, white T-shirt, khaki knee-length shorts, black-and-white sneakers and a a beige-and-blue backpack.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Huntington Beach Police Information Hotline at (714) 375-5066.


Brittany Woolsey,

Twitter: @BrittanyWoolsey