Bike thefts on the rise

Published May 3, 2012 by 360@tcu360.com (Bailey McGowan)

He owned the bike for eight years and in a matter of seconds it was gone.

The bike was locked up approximately 15 feet from the entrance of the residence hall on a bike rack, Hudson Ratliff said. Ratliff received the bike as a birthday present for his birthday in the fifth grade.