EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police are investigating the theft of three dirt bikes in East Greenbush. The East Greenbush Police Department said all three bikes are worth in total about $28,000.
The theft was captured on camera. You can watch one of the bikes being stolen below.
“The Capital District has seen a rise in these types of thefts where people are putting dirt bikes and/or quads for sale on Facebook Marketplace and then becoming the victim of a crime,” said East Greenbush Detective Sergeant Michael Guadagnino.
Guadagnino recommends that residents use a safe space such as a police station to show or sell an item. The East Greenbush Police Department has an e-commerce and Craigslist exchange zone outside the station.
If you have any information about these recent dirt bike thefts, you can contact the East Greenbush Police Department at (518) 479-2525.