Pedaling perp: Cops hunt burglar who nabbed bike from Crown Heights home

Bike burglar: Footage taken of a burglar as he makes his way out of an Eastern Parkway residential building with a stolen bike.

Cops are hunting the burglar who nabbed a bike from inside a Crown Heights residential building near Brooklyn Museum on May 26.

The victim told police that the thief made an unsuccessful bid to enter the building between Washington and Classon avenues through the front door at 12:46 p.m., before he managed to force open a basement door and make off with the $450 Trek Stagger stored within.

Investigators described the suspect as 40 years old, 6 feet tall, and about 250 pounds.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to $2,500 through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Wanted: Cops are hunting this man suspected of nabbing a bike from an Eastern Parkway building on May 26.

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