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Police Search for Alleged Bicycle Thief in West Harlem

By Mary Johnson | November 14, 2012 7:11pm

MANHATTAN — Police are searching for a man wanted for stealing a bicycle in West Harlem.

Around 5:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, the suspect, described as a 25-year-old man, broke into the basement of a building near West 125th Street and Broadway, police said.

In a video released by police, the suspect can be seen lifting up his shirt as he glances around the basement and then, later, wheeling a bicycle out of the building.

The suspect is described as about 5 feet 9 inches tall and around 165 pounds with black hair.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577 CRIMES (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.