NEW YORK — Law enforcement are seeking for the suspects who stole a motorcycle in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They also allegedly conquer up its owner at the time he discovered the gentlemen and his bicycle a handful of blocks absent in Bushwick.
CBS2’s Alice Gainer spoke solely with the victim.
Stephen Herbert states through the altercation above his bike his nose was broken.
“I was on the ground. I think they had been equally kicking me and punching me. I was hoping they’d depart devoid of accomplishing far more injury to me,” Herbert mentioned.
Past month, Herbert obtained his motorbike on a Friday. On the adhering to Monday, it was stolen in entrance of his constructing. He explained he had an Apple AirTag on it, so he rode with police whilst next along with the GPS tracker, but they failed to find it.
The up coming working day, he checked the monitoring.
“I just preferred to see it with my own eyes. It was mid-afternoon, so I went out and found it and the male was about to hop on and push it away. So I failed to have a possibility to believe. I just confronted him and stated, ‘No, this is mine. Don’t touch it,'” Herbert said. “He’s like, ‘No, it’s mine. I have the title and all the things.’ I mentioned, ‘OK, let’s wait around for the law enforcement,’ and then he ran and his good friend was there. Fifteen seconds afterwards, he arrived again and I am holding it down in equally palms and he started off punching me.”
That incident happened on July 14 just in advance of 2 p.m. at 193 Knickerbocker Ave. So far, police have not situated the bicycle or the suspects.
Herbert reported the tracker was continue to performing for about three times soon after the assault.
“I was dumb to go by yourself. I was incredibly dumb to go alone,” he said. “In the minute, I saw it. I saw him about to get on it and travel away and this is my opportunity. This is improper,” he explained.
Herbert, who will want to get surgical treatment on his nose, will be going for walks for the foreseeable upcoming, but explained he feels lucky.
“Thankful it was only my nose and not even worse,” he explained
He is hoping the males flip by themselves and his motorbike in.
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