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Stolen bicycle returned to UCI cyclist

Richmond Police have a person of interest in the case of a stolen professional bicycle.

The bicycle was stolen from the Marriott Hotel in downtown Richmond Thursday at 6:30 p.m. just before the start of the World Cycling Championship.

Police located the person of interest Saturday afternoon at 5th and Broad Streets. The man led officers to the stolen bicycle.

It was originally reported that the bicycle belonged to Team Netherlands, but Team USA spokesperson, Kevin Loughery, confirms it actually belongs to Team USA cyclist, Evelyn Stevens.

Police shared this tweet from Stevens to the department: "@evelyn_stevens: @RichmondPolice thank you for finding my bike, I greatly appreciate it!"

Stevens also tweeted Saturday afternoon: "My shiv outfitted by@SRAMracing @ZippSpeed @quarq @iamspecialized was so speedy it found its way homeThx @RichmondPolice&this wonderful city."

Detectives say the bike is valued at more than $10,000. Police have returned the undamaged bike to the American cyclist.

The person of interest is now being questioned, but there is no word at this time if he will face charges.

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