Columbus police search for suspects in bike robbery that left man injured

Photo of black Cervelo bike. (Crime Stoppers)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police are looking for information to help solve a case that left one man injured after a bike robbery in south Columbus.

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, just before 8:45 p.m., Columbus Police was called to the area of South 5th Street and East Barthman Avenue, on a report of a man lying unconscious in the street.

Investigators say the man was out for a bike ride and was robbed. The man sustained several broken ribs and a fracture to his face.

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The victim’s black Cervelo bike was taken and valued at several thousand dollars, according to authorities.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).