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Police charge teen who organized group bike ride on Vine Street Expressway

The teen who organized a group bicycle ride of at least 100 people on the Vine Street Expressway on Sunday was arrested Thursday morning and charged with disorderly conduct, state police said Thursday.

Watch: Bicyclists take over Vine Street Expressway

The group, which state police said was "estimated to be in the hundreds," rode onto I-676 near 8th Street at around 2 p.m. Sunday, police said. The ride, which included bicyclists popping wheelies, was captured on social media.

State police in Philadelphia took the teen organizer into custody at around 9 a.m. Thursday. He was charged with misdemeanor and summary offenses.

Police declined to identify the teen because he was charged as a juvenile, but on Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia, a teen who said he was the organizer identified himself as 16-year-old Corey Murray. He told Fox29 he organized the ride as part of a birthday celebration.

Murray, a noted bicyclist featured in a Philadelphia Media Network story in December, is part of One Way, a group of young riders in Philadelphia.

Police have not announced charges against anyone else in connection with Sunday's bike ride.