ALTON — Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect in one of two motorcycle thefts Wednesday.
Two Harley-Davidson motorcycles were taken within 30 minutes. The first was taken just after 4 p.m. from Riverbend Billiards, 909 E. Broadway. During this incident the suspects arrived in the area on a black sport bike. The driver was dressed in all dark clothing with a black and white full-faced helmet. The passenger of the sport bike, and the suspect in this incident, was a black man, also wearing all dark clothing. The suspect retrieved a helmet from under his jacket, which he put on before stealing the motorcycle from in front of the business.
The second motorcycle was taken from Fast Eddie’s Bon Air at approximately 4:30 p.m. and also was described as a Harley-Davidson. Investigators are awaiting video surveillance footage of this incident before releasing suspect information.
Anyone with information regarding either of these incidents is encouraged to contact the Alton Police Department at (618) 463-3505.