Tattooed, bearded suspect sought in Williamsburg bike theft: Police

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Police released surveillance video of the suspect, who is described as a white man between 20 and 30 year old with reddish hair and a beard with tattoos on both his arms. At about 5-feet-10-inches tall and 200 pounds, he was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, jeans and red sneakers.
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A bearded, tattooed man in Williamsburg is suspected of purloining a bicycle from an apartment building last week.

The suspected thief faces grand larceny charges after investigators said he entered the building on North 5th Street at around 8:50 p.m.

The unidentified man removed the Trek bicycle — many of which have a listed retail price of between $700 and $5,000 — from a stairwell where the 41-year-old victim left it.

Police released surveillance video from an elevator of the suspect, who is described as a white man between 20 and 30 year old with reddish hair and a beard with tattoos on both his arms.

At about 5-feet-10-inches tall and 200 pounds, he was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, jeans and red sneakers.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or to submit tips online.

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