Suspect steals $1K worth of electronics: NYPD

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The suspect who allegedly stole an iPad and keyboard on Aug. 2, 2021.
Courtesy NYPD

A  thief made off with an iPad and keyboard valued at nearly a $1,000 earlier this month, according to police.

Authorities say that on Aug. 2, at 11 a.m., a man dismounted a Citi Bike and approached a 50-year-old woman in the vicinity of Cedar Lane and East 151 Street.

The man then grabbed her Best Buy bag, which contained a new iPad valued at $799 and a new smart keyboard valued at $179. He fled the scene on foot. The victim was not injured.

Anyone with information in regard 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 or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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