“They took something that was therapy:” Woman hopes for return of stolen motorcycle
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SOUTH NORWALK, CT. (BIKER DAD)– A Connecticut woman hopes to get a motorcycle back that means much more to her than two wheels and an engine. Her 1980 Yamaha SR250 was swiped, the theft was caught on video. You can see the video in the player above.
Kate Fiore says the bike got her through the murder of a friend. When she went to ride it Sunday, it had disappeared from her building’s garage. The video shows two men come into the garage early in the morning. One man used a pole to block the camera while the other took off on the bike.
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They took something that wasn’t just a thing,” Fiore told News 12. “They took something that was like a vehicle for healing. They took something that was therapy. It was something that helped me get through the incredible loss.”In 2017, Fiore’s coworker was murdered. She says her grief was unimaginable. A close friend gave her the bike to help with her journey through the loss.
“It was this old rickety, rusty bike that I learned how to ride on, and I could be alone on,” Fiore told the TV station. A GoFundMe account is raising money for a reward for any information leading to the motorcycle’s return. You can make a donation here.