Search for wanted man after bike thefts

BOISE - Police are searching for Luke Christopher Cross following a series of high end bike thefts. Cross is currently wanted for felony grand theft, aggravated assault and malicious injury to property with a $250,000 bond.

The suspect is accused of trying to sell a stolen bike at a local pawn shop on Nov. 1st. When an employee recognized the bike as stolen, witnesses say Cross broke a large glass door while trying to leave before police arrived. He's also accused of trying to hit a store employee with his car in the parking lot.

Officers said they have evidence the most recent rash of bike thefts connected to Cross began in mid-September. Investigators believe the thefts are drug related.

Cross is known to frequent Boise and the Twin Falls and Burley areas.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.