Bicycles thieves learn what neighbors’ self-help means

But others were willing to support the thieves:

No more than a minute had elapsed, but already people were hollering at me that the bike was not mine, they were going to ‘kick my ass,’ and that I was stealing a child’s bike. And two men started towards me, and I knew it was likely to get really ugly….

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