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"Good samaritan" arrested in Armstrong bike theft

Lance Armstrong's bike was returned to Police

Lance Armstrong's bike was returned to Police (Image credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Police in Sacramento, California arrested two men this week who they think were involved in stealing Lance Armstrong's time trial bike earlier this year. One of the men is the "good samaritan" who turned the bike in to police days after it vanished from the Tour of California prologue.

Dung Le, 33, turned in the custom-made 'Livestrong' Trek Equinox TTX time trial bike to police three days after it and two other Astana machines were stolen from the team service course.

Police said Le bought the bike from Lee Crider, 39, a repeat offender who has a history of stealing bikes. They did not say how much Le paid for the bike,

Le was being held on $5,000 bail for felony possessing stolen property.

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