PD: Hartford man steals motorcycle, tries to sell it back to victim


Hartford Police arrested a man they say tried selling back a stolen motorcycle to the original owner. 

Police responded to the Noble Gas Station just after 9:00pm and met with victim. Officials learned that the motorcycle was reported stolen out of Bridgeport back in July. 

The victim told police he posed as a buyer through a mobile classifieds app, and convinced the suspect to meet him at the gas station. 

The suspect, believing he was selling the motorcycle to a buyer, traveled to the gas station. Police arrived shortly thereafter and arrested 21-year-old Raekwon Acosta, a Hartford resident. Police say he also had three active warrants out of West Hartford.

Acosta was charged with larceny and interfering with a police officer. 

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