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Teenagers scale fence to steal bicycles in Astoria, police say


Nov. 10, 2015 Staff Report

Two teenagers used a ladder to gain access to an Astoria resident’s backyard before stealing two bicycles, according to police.

The suspects scaled a fence with a 20-foot ladder and entered an enclosed backyard within the vicinity of 11th Street near 35th Ave on October 19th, police said.

They went into a shed and stole two bicycles, a pink women’s bike and a mountain bike, according to the NYPD.

Police describe the suspects as two males, black, roughly 16-years-old. One was wearing black and the other was wearing gray, according to police.

The police would not reveal the exact location.

The men were caught on a surveillance video, but police have not made it available to the public, according to the spokeswoman.


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Guy 47

Enterprising youth.
This took some work. Unfortunate that these guys didn’t use their energy and resourcefulness to do something legal.

Not sure why pictures from the video don’t get released by the NYPD.


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