FAIRFIELD — Luis Velez, a 55-year-old Bridgeport resident, is facing charges after allegedly stealing a bike at the Fairfield Metro train station.

Around 5 p.m. on April 12, police responded to a report of an individual cutting the lock of a bicycle at the Fairfield Metro train station.

According to a police report, the suspect was identified as Velez, who was subsequently stopped.

Police said Velez had a pair of bolt cutters, garden pruners and a small bolt cutter in his possession.

Velez was brought to police headquarters and charged with larceny and possession of burglary tools. He was released on a promise to appear in court on April 24.

humberto.juarez@hearstmediact.com