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Myrtle Beach police investigate motorcycles, scooter stolen on Saturday

Myrtle Beach police were called about three motorcycles and a scooter being stolen at various times on Saturday in the city, according to separate police reports.

Here’s a quick look at the incidents and a few details:

A 43-year-old man told officers that he parked his 2006 Honda CBR-1000 motorcycle at 12 a.m. at 207 76th Ave. N., and when he returned at 3:20 a.m. Saturday it was gone, according to the report. The victim said he locked the handlebars of the bike.

A 29-year-old man told officers that he parked his 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle at 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot at 100 N. Ocean Blvd., and when he returned at 8 a.m. it was gone, according to the report. The victim said he locked the bike with a chain.

A 35-year-old man said he parked his 2011 Honda CBR at 2:00 a.m. Saturday at 3450 S. U.S. 17, and when he returned at 11 a.m. it was gone, according to the report. The victim said he checked with security and saw on surveillance video that a man got on the bike, started it and drove away about 2:24 a.m. Saturday.

A rented moped from Rent A Scooter was reported stolen about 6 p.m. Saturday at 415 S. Ocean Blvd., according to a report. A 26-year-old woman told officers she was riding the scooter that her brother had rented when she stopped, left the key in the ignition with her friends standing by.

The victim said her friends left the area and when she returned the moped was gone, according to the report. No other details were listed.

The bikes were listed in the National Crime Information Center as being stolen, according to the report.

Contact TONYA ROOT at 444-1723 or on Twitter @tonyaroot.

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