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Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Six teenagers are accused of stealing an MTA bus and taking it on a joy ride through the city.

Investigators released images of the six suspects — four boys and two girls — wanted for questioning. Police had previously said they sought three suspects.

busjoyridesuspects Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

Police are looking for four boys and two girls linked to the alleged theft of an MTA bus on Dec. 23, 2018. (credit: NYPD)

Police say they managed to get inside the empty MTA bus on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx back on Dec. 23 just before 8 p.m.

The group then allegedly drove the bus through parts of Brooklyn and Queens before abandoning it on Prospect Avenue in the Woodstock section of the Bronx.

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Three suspects accused of stealing an MTA bus from a Brooklyn depot. (Credit: NYPD)

The bus was not damaged.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPDs Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Six teenagers are accused of stealing an MTA bus and taking it on a joy ride through the city.

Investigators released images of the six suspects — four boys and two girls — wanted for questioning. Police had previously said they sought three suspects.

busjoyridesuspects Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

Police are looking for four boys and two girls linked to the alleged theft of an MTA bus on Dec. 23, 2018. (credit: NYPD)

Police say they managed to get inside the empty MTA bus on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx back on Dec. 23 just before 8 p.m.

The group then allegedly drove the bus through parts of Brooklyn and Queens before abandoning it on Prospect Avenue in the Woodstock section of the Bronx.

1229joyride Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

Three suspects accused of stealing an MTA bus from a Brooklyn depot. (Credit: NYPD)

The bus was not damaged.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPDs Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. (more…)

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Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Six teenagers are accused of stealing an MTA bus and taking it on a joy ride through the city.

Investigators released images of the six suspects — four boys and two girls — wanted for questioning. Police had previously said they sought three suspects.

busjoyridesuspects Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

Police are looking for four boys and two girls linked to the alleged theft of an MTA bus on Dec. 23, 2018. (credit: NYPD)

Police say they managed to get inside the empty MTA bus on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx back on Dec. 23 just before 8 p.m.

The group then allegedly drove the bus through parts of Brooklyn and Queens before abandoning it on Prospect Avenue in the Woodstock section of the Bronx.

1229joyride Police: Search Updated For 6 Teens After MTA Bus Theft, Joy Ride Through City

Three suspects accused of stealing an MTA bus from a Brooklyn depot. (Credit: NYPD)

The bus was not damaged.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPDs Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. (more…)

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