Police said this week that two more patients at New York Methodist Hospital have had their stuff stolen while they recuperated in a bed at the Sixth Street medical center.
• According to police reports, a thief swiped a woman’s bag from a third-floor waiting room when the bag was unattended for just 10 minutes at around 2 pm on March 31. The woman told cops that she lost various cards and $20.
• Another patient had her cellphone stolen sometime during her treatment on Feb. 16, police reported. She didn’t notify cops until she got a $1,300 bill in March.
The subway was the scene of two crimes on March 31:
• At around noon, a thief grabbed the cellphone out of a woman’s hand just as the doors on a Flatbush Avenue–bound 2 train were closing at the Grand Army Plaza station.
•A thief on a Brighton Beach–bound Q train waited until just the right at around 8 pm second before snatching a woman’s iPhone from her hand as the doors closed at the Seventh Avenue station.
At least three motor vehicles were swiped last week:
• A thief nabbed a 2004 Jaguar from Seventh Street overnight on April 1. The owner told cops he’d parked between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 7 pm, but the stately wheels were gone by 7 the next morning.
• A motorized scooter was swiped from Warren Street between March 27 and 29. The owner said he’d parked between Fourth and Fifth avenues.
• Yet another specimen of the greatest car model ever — the 1990 Toyota Camry — was swiped from Garfield Place overnight on April 2. The owner of this legendary set of wheels told cops that he’d parked the much-desired 21-year-old car near Seventh Avenue at 11:30 am, but it was gone by 10 am the next day. To paraphrase the old commercials: Oy, what a feeling.
— Gersh Kuntzman
©2011 Community News Group
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