Comet member happened to look out window this afternoon at approximately 3:30 pm and noticed a male - he looked a little suspicious so she kept on watching him. He turned around, came back, grabbed a bike from a neighbor's yard and fled. No one was home at location of bike theft. Member called 911. A police report was taken from victim by the 110th Precinct at about 5:45 pm. Here are the details that witness provided.
- Location: 57th Road between 84th/85th Streets, Elmhurst. Perpetrator fled to 85th Street and turned left towards 57th Avenue. (Keep in mind this is 104th/110th border and he could have headed to either Maspeth or Middle Village - not just Elmhurst.)
- Male white, late 40's, salt and pepper hair, balding on top with a pony tail. Average to thin build. 5'7 or 5'8.
- He was wearing a black leather jacket with silver zippers, red sweat pants with a white stripe on the side.