Police: Bike Thief Threatened Officer with Rake


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Police say that a suspected bicycle thief threatening an officer with a rake late Saturday night.

Officers near Folsom Boulevard and Grace Lane were waved around 10:30 p.m. down after someone had their bicycle stolen.

One officer saw the suspect trying to get away from the scene and quickly caught up to him.

The suspect, 42-year-old Justin Steen, allegedly became combative, allegedly picking up a rake and threatening the officer with it.

Police say that Steen eventually calmed down and complied with the officer. He was taken into custody and was linked to the bicycle theft. Steen now faces burglary and brandishing charges.

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