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Teen Bicyclist Robbed at Knifepoint on Maspeth Street: NYPD


Oct. 2, 2019 By Shane O’Brien 

Police are looking for two teens who allegedly held up a 15-year-old boy at knife point and stole his bicycle in Maspeth in August.

The robbery occurred in the vicinity of 60th Avenue and 60th Street on Saturday, Aug. 24 at around 7:15 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The two suspects approached the victim and one of the suspects pulled out a knife and demanded his bike. The second suspect took the bike and fled with it in an unknown direction.

Police describe one of the suspects as being around 18 or 19 years of age. They also said that he had facial hair.

The second suspect is described as a 15 to 17-year-old Hispanic male.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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