Bike Shop Employee Seriously Injured Attempting to Stop Thieves
A bike shop employee in California has suffered serious injuries after being run over by fleeing bike thieves, Fox 11 reports.The employee, Megan, spotted two men attempting to steal a $10,000 Specialized Epic at around 4:15pm on Tuesday and gave chase on foot. She was struck when they attempted to escape in a pickup truck driven by a woman. Megan was hospitalized with a broken pelvis, a broken foot and fractured skull.A second employee, Raul Ureno also chased the truck and attempted to punch through the window. He then got into a separate vehicle, drove after the suspects and eventually recovered the bike.The three suspects remain at large and the bike store is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can help police find them.The first suspect was described as a white male in his 20s, approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall and between 185 to 195 pounds. He was seen wearing a black baseball cap, sunglasses, a black Hollister hooded sweatshirt, ripped denim jeans and black shoes.The second suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male also in his 20s, approximately 5 feet, 11 inches tall and around 165 pounds. He was wearing a white and blue baseball cap, sunglasses, a black jacket with a gray hood, a red and blue flannel shirt, black pants and black shoes with a white lining.The female driver was described as having a thin build and short stature with brown hair in a bun. She was wearing round sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt and red lipstick.The getaway vehicle was a “blueish gray” GMC Sierra truck with a black paper plate on the rear and chrome detailing on the sides. Police said the truck was missing chrome trim on the left rear door.
A GoFundMe has been started for Megan that is hoping to raise $25,000 to aid her recovery. The total stands at $16,000 at the time of writingThose with information were asked to call Chino Police Detective Carrino at 909-334-3005 or email [email protected]