Mayor Adrian Fenty’s war on crime just got personal.
Adding insult to injury: the mayor’s security detail was guarding the house at the time of the theft. It’s not clear whether Fenty was home at the time, but his wife apparently was.
Adding more insult to injury: the thieves apparently left two other bikes at the scene in order to nab Fenty's wheels, according to the Examiner.
Fenty spokeswoman Mafara Hobson told the Associated Press that an officer guarding the home followed proper procedure when the bikes were stolen.
The incident took about 20 seconds and was captured by security cameras, according to Hobson, who added that the Fenty's take full responsibility for leaving the garage open.
The police union said an officer is being investigated for neglect of duty after the incident, according to the AP.
Police are now reviewing the surveillance video in hopes of nabbing the thieves.
Fan, Follow and Text: Get the latest from NBCWashington.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Sign up for our e-mail newsletters and get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text DCBREAKING to 622339 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)