Brewer man arrested for bicycle theft at community pool

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BREWER — A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing a child’s bicycle from the Brewer Community Pool, police said.

Thomas Sylvester was charged with theft and violating bail conditions after officers responded to a report of a bicycle theft at 4:22 p.m. on June 21.

According to police, a 12-year-old victim reported that a man with pink hair had stolen their bicycle.

The child attempted to chase the suspect but was unable to catch up.

Sgt. Feero, Officer Chubbuck, and Officer Curtis responded to the area.

Officer Curtis located the suspect on North Main Street and identified him as Sylvester, who initially provided a false name.

Police discovered Sylvester had an active arrest warrant and was subject to bail conditions.

He was arrested on the warrant and the additional charges.

The stolen bicycle was recovered and returned to the victim.

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