LOWER EAST SIDE — Police arrested a 24-year-old man for stealing copper wiring from a work site at the Baruch Houses last week, according to the NYPD.
Police said a 52-year-old woman witnessed Johnny Reyes and a companion entering the site at about 2:30 a.m. on June 25, even though there were visible “No Trespassing” signs posted. They then took what looked like a black rope from the site but what was later determined to be copper wiring, police said.
Reyes was charged with attempted petit larceny and criminal trespassing and released, according to court records.
He due in court in August, online records show. His attorney did not immediately return a request for comment.
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