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Thieves loot Hanson Place apartment

The Brooklyn Paper

88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill


Burglars struck an apartment on Hanson Place on March 29.

The 22-year-old victim told cops she left her place between S. Elliot Place and S. Portland Avenue at 1 pm, returning at 8:40 pm only to find her front door open, $500, and some clothes gone.

Find me

A jerk pilfered electronics from a car parked on Fulton Street on March 27.

The victim told cops that they left their company’s car between Washington Avenue and St. James Place at 2:25 pm. When they returned five minutes later, the discovered that their navigational system, digital radio player, and cellphone were gone.


A thief stole a lady’s purse from a bar on Lafayette Avenue on March 27.

The 31-year-old victim told cops she was at the watering hole near S. Elliot Place from 8 to 11 pm, during which the crook took her purse that was hanging from her chair.

Slick pocket

A sly thief stole a woman’s wallet in a grocery store on Myrtle Avenue on March 30.

The 43-year-old victim told cops she was shopping at a store between Navy and Prince streets at 3:30 pm. After about an hour, she noticed her wallet was missing.


A thief stole a woman’s wallet in the Atlantic Avenue subway station on March 28.

The 27-year-old victim told cops she was in the station at Flatbush Avenue at 6:35 pm, where other straphangers kept bumping into her.

When she exited the station in Manhattan at 7:03 pm, she noticed her wallet was gone.

Phone home

Three thugs robbed a security guard on Flatbush Avenue on March 31.

The 23-year-old victim told cops he was in the Atlantic Terminal Mall at 2:45 pm, confronting three men who were bothering a woman. That’s when the jerks grabbed him, took his $500 Motorola radio, and fled.

— Eli Rosenberg

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