GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Sharp-eyed bike shop workers helped police nab a suspected thief in Golden earlier this week.
Police chased down suspect Michael Mancuso after he ran out of the Golden Bike Shop on Tuesday.READ MORE: Letecia Stauch To Stand Trial For Murder Of 11-Year-Old Stepson Gannon
He told employees on Monday that his dad was going to pay for a new bike over the phone with a credit card, but the staff had heard of a similar story used in a theft in Boulder County and knew something was up.READ MORE: Colorado Department Of Transportation Hiring 150 Highway Maintenance Workers
The employees told Mancuso the bike needed some repairs and to come back the next day.
On Tuesday, police officers were waiting for him and arrested him after he fell down while trying to run away from them. That event was captured on video by staff at the store (see below).MORE NEWS: Final Version Of Colorado Congressional Maps Released
Mancuso was wanted on felony warrants out of Lakewood, Jefferson County, Boulder County and Clear Creek County.