Police tracking footsteps of crook who swiped six Fitbits in Ditmas Park

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Police are tracking the footsteps of a thief who swiped six Fitbits from a Ditmas Park cellphone store on Dec. 1.

The crook took the half-dozen high-tech activity-tracking wristbands from a store on Flatbush Avenue, between Linden Boulevard and Martense Street, at 4:35 pm, cops say.

Authorities describe their suspect as a man of around 30 years old, 5-foot-9, and 185 pounds.

Police ask anyone with information about the man’s activity to call (800) 577–8477, submit tips at, or text 274637 followed by TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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