2 men arrested after victim robbed, knocked off bike by group near South Street Seaport

Friday, July 31, 2015

Police have made two arrests in the robbery of a man near the South Street Seaport.

At 9 p.m. on July 20, a man riding a Citibike near Catherine Slip and South Street was knocked to the ground by two men who took the bike, his cellphone and wallet.

The victim hurt his head and elbow when he fell from the bike. The suspects later used his credit cards at several locations including a McDonald's on Fulton Street.

On July 29, police arrested Kenny Feliz, 20, of New York. He is charged with second-degree robbery. Juan Burgos, 25, of New York, was arrested and charged with robbery.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS.