Whitefish Bay has seen an increase in bicycle thefts lately, with seven bike thefts reported in a six-day period between Sept. 26 and Oct. 1:
- An unlocked bicycle was stolen from the rear of a townhouse in the 100 block of Fairmount Avenue sometime between 6 p.m. Sept. 28 and 7 a.m. on Oct. 1.
- A bicycle was taken from the side of a residence in the 4900 block of Larkin Street sometime between 6:25 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 1. Another bicycle not belonging to the resident was left behind.
- A 14-year-old Whitefish Bay boy chased down a 17-year-old Milwaukee boy who stole his bicycle at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. A Glendale police officer detained the Milwaukee boy at Hampton Road and Port Washington Road, and Whitefish Bay police officers responded shortly after. The bicycle was stolen from the 200 block of Chateau Place. The boy was cited for theft and released to his mother.
- An unlocked Jamis Trail X1 bicycle was taken from the Whitefish Bay High School bike racks between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. The bike is valued at $370.
- A blue and white XG3 "Park" BMX style bike that was stolen from the high school bike rack was later recovered by police. The $200 bike was stolen sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 3:05 p.m. on Sept. 27 and was recovered the following day.
- A 13-speed men's Trek 720 bicycle, navy blue and silver in color, was stolen from the bike racks on the west side of the high school on Sept. 26. The bike was stolen sometime between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The bicycle is valued at $400.
- An unlocked men's bike, black and white in color, was stolen sometime between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 from the high school bike racks. The bike is valued at $350.