UPDATE | Eugene police Department reports that an officer located the missing tricycle on Sunday, March 17.
"Great news! An officer located the tricycle [Sunday] around 4 a.m.," EPD said. "The officer saw it being escorted down the street by two men. The two subjects said they just found it in the bushes near Whitebird. Neither man resembled the male in the surveillance photo. While officers were trying to figure out a safe way to transport this bulky item, a helpful Advanced Security officer arrived and offered to bring it to ECU in his truck. The tricycle was lodged at ECU to be returned to the owner."
EUGENE, Ore. - Police made a public appeal for help locating an adult tricycle stolen from an elderly resident of an assisted living residence downtown.
The trike was stolen sometime between the evening of March 8 and when the victim discovered it was missing March 11.
Police said the trike was stolen from a fenced area on the 1100 block of Olive Street.
The tricycle is a grey Schwinn Meridian with 26-inch wheels.
Surveillance photos show a suspect who appears to be a white male, about 5-foot-9 to 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds, police said.
"Although the photo is not clear, there are some color patterns that might be recognizable to the right person," police said in a statement.
Anyone with information related the case is asked to contact Officer Josh Sundquist at (541) 868-5096 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.