Bike Stolen From St. Pete Man with Autism and Cerebral Palsy

Max Sterns loves time spent on his three-wheeled bike. It’s what he calls his freedom.

I am going lots of locations on it,” Max stated. “I can’t stroll straight, and I’ve steadiness points. The bike has fats tires to assist me with steadiness.”

The 20-year outdated has autism and cerebral palsy, so the bike labored nice for his wants.

That’s till somebody stole it from a motorcycle rack in downtown St. Petersburg.

It was a present from his father a couple of years in the past. 

“He might really feel like a standard child and appear to be a standard child. It was stunning to see. Large smile,” Jeff Sterns stated.

Bike Stolen From St. Pete Man with Autism and Cerebral Palsy

Max Sterns sits on his new bike, that was later stolen. It changed his outdated, worn-out bike (Max Sterns)

The 2 are from Palm Harbor, however they’re staying in St. Petersburg for a couple of weeks whereas the household offers with a medial subject. 

The bike was parked exterior of their resort on Central Ave and College, locked on a motorcycle rack, when Jeff observed it was gone. It was taken in the course of the day.

“It was on a cable lock. Somebody needed to be prepared and minimize the cable. It was actually sickening,” Jeff stated.

He known as St. Petersburg Police, filed a police report and in addition went out on the lookout for it himself.

“I’d love simply to see it once more for Max,” Jeff stated.

Max says, to him, it wasn’t only a bike.

“I actually really feel unhealthy as a result of my bike is my freedom,” he defined. “I’m hoping somebody brings it again. I can’t imagine it obtained taken away.”