x
Breaking News
More () »

Columbia County deputies buy little girl new bike after hers is destroyed by fleeing suspect

Although nobody was injured during the chase, the bicycle, belonging to a girl named Jy'Lar, was "beyond repair."

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — A little girl was all smiles after receiving a brand new bike from Columbia County deputies this week.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says while a suspect was trying to flee from deputies they ran over a bicycle that was in the front yard of a home.

After the suspect's vehicle landed on top of the bicycle, deputies were able to apprehend them.

Although nobody was injured during the chase, the bicycle, belonging to a girl named Jy'Lar, was "beyond repair."

The sheriff's office says the Delta Shift could not let the story end with just the arrest of the suspect, so they all pitched in and bought Jy'Lar a new bicycle with a helmet. 

"She was excited and so were we," the agency wrote in a Facebook post.

Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

The other night, a suspect was trying to flee from deputies. When the suspect finally stopped the vehicle, it came to...

Posted by Columbia County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, December 1, 2021