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Search for bike-riding thieves stealing cell phones in Brooklyn

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Police are searching for thieves on bicycles who have been stealing cell phones.

Police have released new video of the bike-riding suspects accused of stealing cell phones in incidents across Brooklyn.

Police say the two men in the video have stolen cell phones out of people's hands in at least five incidents in recent weeks.

The most recent happened last Tuesday on Brighton 6 Street in Brighton Beach.

One of the victims is a 12-year old boy.

The NYPD issued the following descriptions:

The first individual is described as a male, black, 20 to 30 years old, with an Afro; last seen wearing a red shirt, orange shorts and red sneakers.

The second individual is described as a male, black, 20 to 30 years old, black hair with blond highlights; last seen wearing a white du-rag, dark colored shorts and black and white sneakers.

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).

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