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Thursday, April 19 News

Scooter reported stolen from train station

Police are searching for a suspect in the theft of a motorized scooter at the New Canaan train station July 23.

A 43-year-old resident parked his scooter, as he said he usually does, at a bike rack at the station's parking lot at about 6:15 a.m., according to the report. When he returned at 7:15 p.m., the red Tomos scooter was missing, police said.

A taxi driver told police he saw a black male in the area between 10 and 11 a.m., according to the report. The same witness also saw the suspicious man getting on a red scooter sometime between 3 and 4 p.m. and driving away, police said.

The suspect is described as black, 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a slim build, between 20 and 25 years of age and with short hair. He was wearing a baseball cap, khaki pants and a white T-shirt, according to the report.

The scooter, also described as a moped, has a cracked fender above the headlight and a bike lock wrapped around the rear, police said.