Police arrest Pomona man for breaking into bike shop

A Pomona man was arrested after a citizen witnessed him breaking into a bike shop early Tuesday morning.

Just after 5 a.m., the resident hailed a Claremont police officer about a burglary that just occurred at Velo Bike Shop at 242 west Foothill Boulevard, according to a release from the Claremont Police Department. The citizen told police a male suspect had just broken into the shop and escaped in a U-Haul truck, heading east.

Officers confirmed a burglary had happened, and began looking for the U-Haul. They found it in Upland near the intersection of Monte Vista Avenue and Arrow Highway, police said.

The driver, 31-year-old Andres Osorio of Pomona, was arrested for commercial burglary and possession of burglary tools. Police also said he is currently on felony probation for grand theft auto.

There was no information available on what was stolen from the bike shop. Anyone with additional information should call the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.


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