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Christopher Scott Sinclair Alleged Shoplifting Suspect Attempting Getaway on Ford Gobike Arrested

A homeless shoplifting suspect who attempted to make his getaway on a Ford GoBike was arrested last week in Berkeley, according to police.

On June 26, police responded to the REI at 1338 San Pablo Ave., just after 2:20 p.m. Christopher Scott Sinclair, 28, was nearby and heading south on 10th Street near Camelia Street when officers allegedly saw him on the bike-share bicycle. Sinclair was detained, and police say they recovered roughly $900 in stolen clothing when they arrested him on suspicion of grand theft, as well as an outstanding arrest warrant.

Officers then rode the Ford Go-Bike back to a nearby kiosk, and put a video of them doing so on YouTube at

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