MADISON, Wis. -

A man accused of taking a student’s bike told police he stole the bike because he didn’t want to walk anymore.

Police said a the neighbor of a 20-year-old University of Wisconsin Madison student spotted a man taking the student’s $900 bike in the 100 block of West Doty Street Friday at 3:54 p.m.

The student left the bike while looking for tools to fix it.

The neighbor provided police a description and police said a man matching the description was spotted a few minutes later near Monona Terrace.

Craig B. Greengrass, 46, was arrested on suspicion of theft of movable property.