Pirate loots $11,000 from W. 24th Street department store

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Cash grab

Bandits swiped $11,000 in cash from a W. 24th Street department store overnight on July 15. 

The store owner told police that she noticed the money missing from the store between Mermaid and Neptune avenues when she opened at around 7 am, but there were no signs of forced entry. 

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Thieves stole $2,020 worth of belongings from a car parked in a Surf Avenue parking garage on July 18. 

The victim told police he returned to his unattended vehicle parked between W.16th and W. 21st street at around 3:45 am and noticed his sneakers, jewelry and football equipment had been stolen. 


A man stole his ex-girlfriend’s iPhone at the beach on Bay View Avenue on July 15. 

The victim told police that her former beau snatched the phone from her near the intersection of W. 37th Street after she left work around 4:30 am and suggested she try calling the cops on him before fleeing.