Cheektowaga Police trying to locate cell phone thief

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a recent cell phone larceny.

Police say the suspect responded to a cell phone ad on a community Facebook page. The suspect and victim agreed to meet at a location in the Eggert Road/East Delavan Avenue area.  

The suspect pretended to enter a residence and then ran off through the yards after the victim gave the suspect the phone.

The suspect’s Facebook user name is “G Rec CSP Briccs” and is described as a black male in his mid 20’s, with short dreadlock hair and a beard.

Anyone with information is urged to call Det. J. Genson at 686-3520 or TEXT ANONYMOUSLY to TIP411 (847411); First enter CPDNY & then your message.

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The suspect's Facebook user name is “G Rec CSP Briccs” and is described as a black male in his mid 20’s, with short dreadlock hair and a beard. Anyone with information is urged to call Det. J. Genson at 686-3520 or TEXT ANONYMOUSLY to TIP411 (847411); First enter CPDNY & then your message.