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‘Boomer’ Australian cyclist caught on camera committing a shameful act
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‘Boomer’ Australian cyclist caught on camera committing a shameful act

By Lisa Edser for Daily Mail Australia

08:41 May 9, 2024, updated 08:41 May 9, 2024

A ‘boomer cyclist’ has been caught on CCTV holding up cars on a downtown street.

Brisbane resident Mick Brown told The Courier Mail that the same cars have been ‘targeted’ on Hubert Street in Woolloongabba since September last year.

The serial offender was described as an ‘ordinary, well-dressed older man’.

The first incident took place on September 29 and was captured on security cameras.

“This act has cost me and the owner of the other two vehicles over $10,000 in repairs,” Mr Brown said.

The ‘well-dressed’ cyclist can be seen casually walking past cars that he returns to the key. A sharp object is attached to his red cord to destroy the cars
The cyclist was caught on CCTV riding slowly past parked cars in Brisbane – and has been on the same street three times, targeting the same cars

Camera images show the cyclist slowly driving past the cars.

His right arm was extended towards the vehicles and held a red cord with a sharp object attached to it.

The cyclist took off quickly when he saw a car approaching from behind.

Mr Brown told The Courier Mail that the same cyclist ‘struck again’ months later on December 30.

This happened after all three cars originally keyed in September had been repaired.

According to the resident, two of the three cars were targeted again, causing “thousands and thousands of dollars in damage.”

The ‘boomer’ can be seen extending his right arm as he drives past cars – he only left the scene when a car approached from behind

Mr Brown also claims the same cyclist returned for a third time on May 5 and rekeyed the cars.

“Although these appear to be targeted attacks, neither I nor the other victim know this individual,” he said.

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“It’s getting quite distressing and this person needs to be stopped.”

Tinkering is categorized as a form of vandalism, which can carry both fines and jail time, depending on the severity and condition in which it is carried out.

It’s when someone uses a sharp object, such as a wrench, to damage a vehicle’s paint – which can be expensive to repair.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Queensland Police for comment but understands no charges have been laid over the serial keying incidents.