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Article updated: 7/30/2013 3:19 PM

Police: Arlington Heights reporting more bike thefts

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Bikes are locked to a bike rack at the Arlington Heights train station.

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

Bikes are locked to a bike rack at the Arlington Heights train station.

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

Mike Walsh, of Arlington Heights, locks up his bike at the Arlington Heights train station. Walsh had a bike stolen years ago, but hopes his bike lock is enough of a deterrent to prevent it from happening again.

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

A lock and chain sit without a bike at the Arlington Heights train station.

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

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Arlington Heights police are seeing a big increase in bicycle thefts this year, but they aren't sure why. Cmdr. Mike Hernandez said police haven't determined if some of the thefts are related, and no arrests have been made.
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    • Bikes are locked to a bike rack at the Arlington Heights train station.
    • Bikes are locked to a bike rack at the Arlington Heights train station.
    • Mike Walsh, of Arlington Heights, locks up his bike at the Arlington Heights train station. Walsh had a bike stolen years ago, but hopes his bike lock is enough of a deterrent to prevent it from happening again.
    • A lock and chain sit without a bike at the Arlington Heights train station.
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