Two high dollar bicycles are stolen and recovered when a man recognizes them from a post he saw online.
According to Lincoln Police, a 46-year-old Lincoln man accidentally left his garage open overnight Friday.
Saturday morning he discovered his two bicycles were missing.
Those bikes, a Gary Fisher and a Surly Pugsley are valued together at $5,000.
The bikes were recovered Monday around 8:30 a.m.
Police said a 25-year-old man was riding the on the bike trail just east of 27th and Highway 2. According to police, he saw two men who seemed out of place given the type of bikes they were riding and the clothing they were wearing.
The man recognized those 2 bikes from a post on the internet stating that they had been stolen. Police said he then confronted the two men who dropped the bikes and ran in opposite directions.
"Stories like this really illustrate the power of the internet," said Officer Katie Flood.
Police are looking for the suspects. They are described as a white and dark complected males in their late teens to early 20's, 5' 6" to 5'8" tall. Both have short close cropped hair.