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A thief stole a phone from a woman on Roebling Street on Sept. 8.
The victim was near S. Third Street at 8:30 pm, when the perp ran up from behind, grabbed the phone, and ran toward the Williamsburg Bridge.
A perp stole a woman’s belongings on Bedford Avenue on Sept. 9.
The victim was near S. Third Street at 3:10 am, when the perp approached her and grabbed her leather bag. She tried to hold onto it, but the perp pushed her away and fled.
A thief stole a woman’s backpack on Powers Street home on Sept 9.
The victim was entering her building near Graham Avennue at 4:10 am, when the perp approached her on her stoop and grabbed her knapsack. She chased him, but lost him a block away.
A thief choked a woman on McKibbin Street and stole her phone on Sept 9.
The victim was near White Street at 12:45 am, when the perp approached her and wrapped his arms around her neck.
“What are you doing, let me go!” she screamed, but dropped her phone, which the thief promptly grabbed.
A thug got only a Washington off a man on Graham Avenue — then punched the victim because it was too little cash.
The victim was near Scholes Street at 1:40 am, when the perp approached him and asked, “Do you have any money?”
The victim gave him $1, but the unsatisfied perp punched his face and the perp gave up $100, his phone and a digital camera.
A burglar took a video game system and a cellphone from a Devoe Street apartment on Sept. 9.
The tenant left her apartment at 5 pm, but when she returned to her building near Union Avenue less than two hours later, she saw her door kicked in and her stuff missing.
A thief grabbed two computers and an Amazon Kindle from a S. Fourth Street apartment last week.
The tenant left her apartment near Hewes Street at 4 am on Sept. 1, but when she returned home on Sept. 6, she noticed that her property was missing.
A thief cleaned out a Devoe Street home’s basement of video and audio tapes on Sept. 6.
A neighbor heard the building’s cellar door open at 1:10 am and saw the alleged perp closing the door 20 minutes later. She called the police, but he fled toward Bushwick Avenue.
A thief stole a motorcycle from a Grand Street parking garage last week.
The driver locked up his bike and covered it on a lot near Marcy Avenue on Sept. 3, but when he returned four days later, the cover was on the floor and the bike was gone.
A thief stole a computer and iPod from a car on Siegel Street on Sept. 8.
The driver parked near White Street at 8 am, and returned at 4 pm to find his driver’s-side window broken and his stuff missing.
— Aaron Short
©2011 Community Newspaper Group
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