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Stolen Kamloops bike repair stations recovered

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February 12, 2016 - 12:27 PM

KAMLOOPS – Public attention on the two bike repair stations stolen from Kamloops parks likely made them worthless to thieves.

That from the City of Kamloops in a media release, which says the equipment from the stations was found abandoned at two different locations by RCMP and bylaw officers.

City spokesperson Glen Cheetham says the bike repair stations were damaged but they’ll be fixed and be back in McArthur Island and Riverside parks as soon as possible.

"All of the attention in the media, including support from Crime Stoppers, likely made these stations worthless to the thieves," Cheetham says in the release.

The City of Kamloops installed three bike repair stations along main bike commuter and recreational routes last year. Two of them were discovered missing last month.

"We are thrilled to have them back,” Cheetham says.

The stations offer tools for basic tune-ups, including wrenches, hex keys and a bike pump.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Brendan Kergin at bkergin@infonews.ca or call 250-819-6089. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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