Thief steals from Slope mom

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Stroller scam

A creep stole a wallet from a mom on 11th Street on Aug. 30.

The 35-year-old victim told cops she was shopping near Seventh Avenue with her son at 6:30 pm when they walked away from his stroller for two minutes. That was enough time for the thief to grab her wallet and prescription glasses inside the stroller.

School sneak

Someone broke into a public school on Park Place on Aug. 30.

A witness told cops a man popped open an emergency exit at PS 77 between Fifth and Sixth avenues, then walked into a stairway, causing an alarm to flash in the main office.

The perp then the fled without taking anything — but damaged the door.

Indie popped

A crook stole a car parked on President Street sometime between Aug. 28 and Aug. 31 — and some musical equipment left inside the vehicle.

The 33-year-old victim told cops he parked his red 1991 Honda Accord near Fourth Avenue at noon on Aug. 28, then came back three days later and discovered his car — along with a snare drum, a keyboard, and sign reading “Team Genius,” the name of a Brooklyn-based pop band — gone.

Smashed Subaru

A jerk jacked some fancy electronics from a car on Carroll Street on Aug. 27.

The 38-year-old victim told cops he parked his new gray Subaru near Fifth Avenue at 2 am, then came back five hours later and discovered the rear window broken — and an iPod, speakers, and a navigation sytsem gone.

Sad song

A perp swiped a guitar from an apartment on Sixth Street on Aug. 29.

The 24-year-old victim told cops he left his home near Fourth Avenue at 7 am, came back at 7 pm, and discovered the air conditioner in his window busted — and his guitar, X-box and iPod gone.

Rotten worker

A thief stole thousands of bucks from a food delivery service on Butler Street on Aug. 29.

A manager at Mamtakim, which provides grocery deliveries near Fourth Avenue, told cops an employee took $1,460 after a delivery at 5:40 pm.

He told cops he caught the scoundrel on camera.

— Natalie O’Neill

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at or by calling (718) 260-2525.

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