BK bike store starts stolen bike registry

(08/20/10) PROSPECT HEIGHTS - A Brooklyn bike store has started a website that will help New Yorkers find their stolen bicycles.The Brooklyn Bike and Board

(08/20/10) PROSPECT HEIGHTS - A Brooklyn bike store has started a website that will help New Yorkers find their stolen bicycles.

The Brooklyn Bike and Board store had 19 bikes, nearly $4,000 worth of inventory, stolen a few months ago. Now the store has created a registry for people to post pictures of their stolen bicycles, and it says it already seems to be working.

One victim says she posted pictures of her bike on the website and received a call from someone that actually purchased her stolen bike. He sold it back to her for the amount he paid for it. Although she had to purchase her bike twice, she says she is just happy to have it back.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 took to the streets to find 1 Word on the Street: Time travel
Police say Alastasia Bryan, 25, was sitting in 2 Vigil held for slain correction officer
3 Military family gets holiday surprise
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they think 4 Word of the Street: Best Job Aspects
Smith was last seen wearing dark brown pants, 5 Missing elderly man found at Flushing Hospital

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 Brooklyn nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE