Someone stole Usain Bolt’s $34,000 cleats in South London


(Toni L. Sandys/The Washingto Post)

If you see someone wearing orange track cleats signed by track superstar Usain Bolt, please alert the authorities.

From the Los Angeles Times:

A pair of orange Puma cleats worn by the Jamaican sprinter when he set the world 100-meter record back in 2009 has been stolen from a display in Croydon, a town in South London, according to multiple media reports.

The shoes, which were signed by Bolt, are said to be worth nearly $34,000.

For his part, Bolt seems to have forgiveness in his heart.

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.
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