RANDALL’S ISLAND — More Governors Ball attendees have come forward to report their cash and cellphones were stolen during the three-day music festival, police said — bringing the total value of the items stolen to $18,164.
Last week, DNAinfo New York reported $13,564 worth of items were stolen from guests at the festival, which was held from June 2 to June 4, according to police reports filed in the 25th Precinct, which covers the Island.
This week, more victims came forward to report an additional $4,600 in items had been stolen at the event.
The new victims included a 17-year-old girl who said thieves bumped into her on June 2 around 9 p.m. and were able to slide the victim’s wallet, which contained her phone, credit cards and identification, out of her pocket, police said. The items were worth roughly $850, she said.
A similar incident happened to an 18-year-old man who told police he was bumped by another concertgoer on June 4 around 9:30 p.m. and later discover his $1,000 phone was missing.
Another attendee, whose age was not disclosed, told police thieves swiped her sunglasses and phone — worth $1,000 — as well as $200 in cash from her purse, as she made her way through the crowd.
There had been no arrests as of Monday afternoon.