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Citibike rider steals iPhone from Hunters Point resident

July 18, 2017 Staff Report

The police are looking for a man who took a woman’s iPhone while he was riding a Citibike in Hunters Point this month.

The suspect approached a 25-year-old woman on Sunday, July 9, at around 3:40 pm in the vicinity of 48th Avenue and 5th Street and grabbed her phone.

The police released a photo of the suspect yesterday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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rikki

You know they cant afford to live here so thats why we have to watch them so closely.

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JQ LLC

Those citibikes can be easily stolen, a lot of their idiot customers leave them outside under the false assumption that they won’t be taken because of the security features. And when they first came out, I saw kids leaving school approach a rack and was kicking the front wheel and the bike came off with ease.

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brooklynmc

That brings up a valid point, these things should have identifiable numbers on them like a license plate.

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First things first

Citi bike fees are highway robbery. This kid should steal himself a bike.

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your neighbor

Sucks. Looks like just a kid. He has a pretty miserable life ahead of him if he starts off like this.

Glad nobody was hurt.

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