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Two perps stole an iPhone from a man on the J train at Hewes Street on Jan. 16, but never got a chance to use it.
One perp snatched the phone from the owner’s hand at 1 pm while the train was stopped, then both thugs jumped out and fled toward Broadway. Police apprehended the accomplice a few minutes later.
A thief slapped his victim and stole his iPhone on Jan. 11 — but police quickly arrested the perp.
The victim was near Grand Street at 7:30 pm when the thug approached and swiped the device. The victim flagged down a nearby police car, and the officer picked up the perp minutes later.
A thug struck a man in the back of the head while he was drinking at a bar on Thames Street on Jan. 16.
The victim told cops that he was finishing up his night inside the bar near Bogart Street at 3 am when a man slugged him and knocked him out.
Five perps slashed a 16-year-old boy with a box cutter and punched him in the face inside a Broadway Laundromat on Jan. 14.
The victim told cops that he entered the Laundromat near Keap Street at around 6:30 pm. Several masked perps followed him inside and began pummeling him before they fled.
A thief punched a man in the face and took his wallet when he was exiting the Montrose Avenue L-train station on Jan. 13.
The victim was walking up the stairs at 2:10 pm, when the thug punched him in the face, while two accomplices acted as lookouts. The trio took the wallet and fled down Bushwick Avenue.
A perp snatched a woman’s bag on Jan. 13 as she was walking on Bogart Street near Thames Street at 10:30 pm.
A perp stole a computer and jewelry from a car on Stagg Street on Jan. 15.
The thief took the items from the unlocked car near Lorimer Street at 12:30 pm while its owner was moving stuff out of his old apartment.
A thief took a bass box and amplifier from the trunk of a Nissan on Broadway on Jan. 11.
The driver told cops that she’d parked near Berry Street at 11 pm and returned two days later to find her trunk unlocked and her stuff stolen.
A perp stole a Honda on Leonard Street overnight on Jan. 10.
The driver parked his car near Boerum Street at 11:15 pm, but returned at 7:50 the next morning to find his car was stolen.
There were at least three reported burglaries last week. Here are the details:
• A thief stole a $600 computer from a Bushwick Avenue apartment near Devoe Street between 5 pm on Jan. 15 and 11 am the next day.
• A thief took $3,200 worth of cameras, jewelry and a laptop from a Stagg Street apartment near Bushwick Avenue at around 6:15 pm on Jan 14.
• A thief stole a computer from a Powers Street apartment on Jan. 10, while the tenant was at work.
The resident told cops that she left her apartment near Judge Street at 9:30 am and returned 12 hours later to find her stuff stolen.
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