Cops Search For Brazen Bicycle Bandit Who Stole 6 iPhones Worth More Than $4,000

June 13, 2018 - 8:08 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a brazen iPhone thief in Manhattan.

The bicycle bandit snatched six smart phones all while riding his bicycle on the Upper East Side, 1010 WINS' John Montone reported.

The peddling pilferer snatched the phones right from people's hands as they walked along going about their day. The thefts occurred from May 28 to June 4.

Police say the stolen six phones are worth more than $4,000 combined. 

Police released a photo of the suspect hoping someone will recognize him. He is described as a black male in his late teens to early 20's, last seen wearing a white tank top, red shorts, riding a white bicycle.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.