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Cops seek Citi Bike-riding thief who allegedly robbed 11 women in Manhattan

Posted: 5:33 AM, May 21, 2015
Updated: 2015-05-21 06:51:22-04

MANHATTAN (PIX11)-- Police released surveillance video Wednesday evening showing a man wanted for allegedly stealing from 11 women while on a bicycle in Manhattan.

The bearded robber was shown riding Citi Bike, cops said. His attacks have spanned from Feb. 2 to as recently as April 29, all of them targeting women, according to the NYPD. There were no reported injuries in any of the robberies.

  • April 29, 10:30 p.m.: A 42-year-old woman was in front of 135 East 17th St. when thief rode up on his bicycle and stole her pocketbook.
  • April 28, 1:01 a.m.: A 23-year-old woman was in front of 544 Sixth Ave. when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her pocketbook.
  • April 20, midnight: A 27-year-old woman was walking on Sixth Avenue near West 16th Street when the thief rode up on bike and took her phone from her hand.
  • April 4, 5:57 a.m.: A 21-year-old woman was standing in front of 32 East 32nd St. when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her phone from her hand.
  • March 31, 1 a.m.: A 24-year-old woman was walking on East 21st Street near Park Avenue South when the thief rode up on his bike and removed her phone from her hand.
  • March 15, 10:40 p.m.: A 22-year-old woman was walking on East 22nd Street when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her phone from her hand.
  • March 15, 2:20 a.m.: A 29-year-old woman was in front of 100 West 21 St. when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her pocketbook.
  • March 7, 11:50 p.m.: A 34-year-old woman was walking on East 27th Street near Third Ave when the thief rode up in his bicycle and removed her pocketbook.
  • Feb. 28, 9 p.m.: A 21-year-old woman was walking on East 20th Street near Second Avenue when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her phone from her hand.
  • Feb. 3, 10:50 p.m.: A 34-year-old woman was walking on West 19th Street near Fifth Avenue when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her phone from her hand.
  • Feb. 2, 11:30 a.m.: A 32-year-old woman was walking on Sixth Avenue when the thief rode up on his bicycle and removed her iPhone from her hand.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.