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Two Bicycles Stolen from Noroton Heights Railroad Station — Total Value: $1,030

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Two bicycles were stolen at the Noroton Heights Railroad Station on Tuesday, June 26. The lock that had been used to fasten one of them was left behind and intact; a chain used to fasten the other was missing, Darien police said. Police gave this additional information:

Both bicycles had been secured to a bike rack on the northern side of the station (the Heights Road side). One of the bikes, a Larkspur brand valued at $430, was left there at about 7:30 a.m. and noticed missing, along with its chain, when the owner returned at 7:30 p.m.

The other bicycle, a Diamondback brand valued at $700, had been left at the station at 2 p.m. The owner used a lock to fasten the front wheel to the bike rack. When the owner returned at 4:43 p.m., it was gone.

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Locked and Unloaded: Two Bicycles Stolen in 17 Minutes, One from Each Darien Train Station

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From 11:35 a.m. to 11:52 p.m., a thief removed two bicycles, both locked, from each of Darien’s two train stations, according to surveillance video records, police said. In those 17 minutes, the man stole property valued at a total of $1,400 by the separate owners. Darien police describe the thief as a stocky black male who was wearing a white tee shirt and blue jeans, and with a black backpack. At the Noroton Heights Station
At 7:46 p.m., a man told police that his wife left a bicycle valued at $900 at the station for him to use. She left it there at about 8:30 p.m., secured to a rack by a lock and chain, but it was gone when arrived at the station just before 7:46 p.m.

The surveillance video record indicated the man stole the bike at 11:35 a.m.
At the Darien Station
At 8:19 p.m., police received the second call from a man who said his bike was stolen at the Darien station, where he had left it at 5:30 a.m. and returned to find it missing at 7:30 p.m. He estimated the value of the bicycle at $500.