Report: Marion bike thief wanted by investigators

The suspect caught on surveillance stealing the $250 black, gray and green Schwinn bike

McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators have identified the man who stole a bicycle from a Marion residence last week, but they need help finding the suspect and the bike.

Kristopher James Newman, 35, last known address listed as Franklin Avenue in Marion, is wanted for larceny of the $250 black, gray and green Schwinn bicycle from the Ridge Road home of Christina Rodriguez. A camera at the residence caught Newman taking the bike on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 12.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Newman or the stolen bike is asked to call Detective Billie Brown at 652-2237 or text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777.

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