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Two suspects charged after electric bicycle theft in Ithaca on Monday

Two Ithaca residents have been charged in a May 16 incident where an electric bike was stolen.

On Monday, May 16, the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 100 block of Fayette Street for an in-progress theft of an electric bicycle. A witness to the crime attempted to chase after the perpetrators and assisted police in locating them. Two suspects were located by IPD in the 400 block area of South Meadow Street in Ithaca.

The Ithaca residents charged in this incident are Kieth McFall and James Vanzile. McFall was charged with Robbery in the third degree, Grand Larceny in the fourth degree and Possession of Burglars tools. Vanzile was charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fourth degree.

One subject was arraigned and released. The other was transported to a regional hospital for an unrelated medical issue.