Corpus Christi Police investigated a bicycle theft and discovered an injured 44-year-old man at the 4200 block of Ayers Street Saturday.

Corpus Christi Police responded to aid a 44-year-old man with injuries to his face just before 1pm Saturday. The Corpus Christi Fire Department provided emergency medical assistance to the 44-year-old man while the Officers investigated a criminal complaint.

A 50-year-old woman told Officers the 44-year-old man stole the bike and the owner chased the 44-year-old man. The 50-year-old woman told Officers the owner of the bike punched the 44-year-old man several times and took back the bike.

The 50-year-old woman described the bike owner to Officers as possibly a professional bike rider with a professional style expensive bike. The 50-year-old woman told Officers the owner of the bike left the area and could not be found.

Officers discovered the 44-year-old man had a plastic bag with what the Officers believed to be marijuana. The 44-year-old man was taken to the hospital and then admitted for treatment of his injuries. The Officers placed the contraband in the evidence locker and generated a criminal complaint against the 44-year-old man for possession of marijuana and for theft.