Cops: Alleged bike thief was caught on surveillance camera

10/12/2014 9:31 AM |

A 20-year-old from Greenport was arrested after he allegedly stole a bicycle on Main Street Thursday evening, Southold Town police said in a press release issued Sunday morning. 

Gregory Vankesteren was arrested after a police officer recognized him while observing footage from a surveillance camera that captured the bike’s removal, police said.

Mr. Vankesteren was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and held for arraignment, police said.