Man wanted for robbing three women while riding his bike in Staten Island

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STATEN ISLAND -- The New York City police are trying to identify the suspect of three thefts that occurred in Staten Island.

The first incident happened at 7:10 p.m. Friday as a 75-year-old woman was walking into a Stop & Shop. Police say the man rode up on his bicycle and stole her wallet from her cart.

Four days later, on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m., a 53-year-old woman was walking into a Pathmark when the same suspect again rode up on his bicycle and grabbed her purse.

The third theft took place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, when a 53-year-old woman was walking into a Kmart when the man on his bicycle took her bag from her car.

For each incident the man stole an undetermined amount of money and credit cards from the women. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a heavy set man.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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