Arrest made following theft of Baby Shawn’s bike

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — Niagara Falls Police arrested the woman they say stole a bicycle that belongs to a young cancer patient.

34-year-old Nina Allen of the Town of Niagara is charged with petit larceny. Police say surveillance video showed Allen taking “Baby Shawn” Kennedy’s bicycle from the front porch of his home earlier this month. Baby Shawn is fighting a rare form of brain cancer.

Allen was arraigned Thursday morning where she was jailed on $1,500 cash bail. She will reappear in court September 12.

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