Sept. 15, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez
Three bicycles with price values in the thousands have been stolen from the same bike room of a residential building in Williamsburg, according to police.
The burglary pattern began on July 1 at 9:00pm, when the thief went into the bike room of a building just off the Williamsburg Bridge near Berry St. and S 5th St., and stole a Trek 1000 road bike along with a specialized Langster bicycle. Both bikes combined are worth $2,100, police said.
In another incident on Sept. 3, the thief entered the same bike room just after 3:00 am and stole a Low bicycle worth approximately $9,000.
The thief escaped both times to unknown locations, according to police.
The NYPD has released a video of the suspect who can be seen lowering a bike from a rack into the floor. He is described as male, approximately 6 feet tall , and wearing dark pants, hoodie sweatshirt, and dark sneakers with light bottom trim, according to police. The suspect also has a beard and goatee.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).