Brooklyn Bike Patrol shuts down after organizer Jay Ruiz suffers heart attack

The Brooklyn Bike Patrol has shut down after the organizer of the service, Jay Ruiz, suffered a heart attack. The Brooklyn Bike Patrol was designed

The organizer says he has suffered a heart attack and will no longer be able to provide his services.

The organizer says he has suffered a heart attack and will no longer be able to provide his services. (6/17/13)

BROOKLYN - The Brooklyn Bike Patrol has shut down after the organizer of the service, Jay Ruiz, suffered a heart attack.

The Brooklyn Bike Patrol was designed to offer women volunteer escorts for safety purposes as they traveled home late at night from various subway stations.

Ruiz said on his Facebook page that he is sorry to al of the women who depended on the service, and he reminded them to always be aware and alert.

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