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Advisory - Request for Information

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The UMass Amherst Police Department is seeking help in identifying the individual in the attached photographs in relation to a stolen bicycle case.

At approximately 11pm on May 14, 2019 this individual was captured on video breaking a cable bike lock and stealing a bicycle from the bike racks outside of the John Olver Design Building.  The theft occurred on the North Pleasant St side of the building.  The stolen bike is a light green Schwinn mountain bike with flat handlebars. The individual appears to be a white male with brown hair, in his 20s or 30s.  At the time of the theft he had a mustache and goatee.

If you know the identity of this individual or have any information regarding this case please email Officer Robert Sweet at or call (413) 545-2121.  Anonymous tip information can be left at (413) 545-TIPS (8477) or by using the UMPD anonymous witness form at    

Thank you for your assistance.


Posted: Jun 5, 2019, 3:25 pm
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2019, 3:25 pm


585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600
413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.