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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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