Snatched: Bandit nabs bike worth $4,500 from Gravesend front porch

The bandit who nabbed the bike from a Gravesend front porch on Sept. 9.

Police are hunting for a bandit who boosted a 16-year-old’s bicycle from a Gravesend home on Sept. 9.

The thief nabbed the two wheeled transport from the porch of a home near Quentin Road and E. Fifth Street at around 2 pm, according to police.

Cops valued the ill-gotten two-wheeler at approximately $4,500.

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

All calls are strictly confidential.

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