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Man Steals e-Bike, Punches Bike Owner in Face When Confronted: NYPD

Suspect (NYPD) and 41st Ave. (Google)

Aug. 14, 2019 By Shane O’Brien

The police are looking for a man in connection to a e-bike robbery that occurred in Flushing on Monday.

A 44-year-old man noticed the suspect removing his electric bike from a secure location in front of 136-21 41st Ave. at about 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12.

The man chased after the thief and when he caught up, the suspect punched him in the face several times before making off with the bike.

The victim suffered bruising to the face, but refused any medical attention.

Anyone with information in regard to the identification of the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

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