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Bike patrols coming soon to combat cat callers in Brooklyn

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BROOKLYN -- As summer heats up, so too does the rhetoric on the street -- and it's not always welcome.

So volunteers from the grassroots organization Brooklyn Movement are beginning bike patrols next month to combat cat callers.

"We hate being harassed walking down the street and we realized, we're organizers, we should do something about it," Anthonine Pierre said.

"Sometimes it's a 'Hey, baby.' Sometimes it's people getting followed. Sometimes it's people getting groped."

The volunteers will patrol on bikes in groups of four on the streets of Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant once a week starting in July and call out those tossing out those cringe-worthy catcalls.