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Pilferer snags $30,000 from victim

60TH PRECINCT

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Money bagged

A street weasel swiped $30,000 out of a man’s pocket on W. 16th Street on March 17. 

The victim told police that the brigand grabbed him from behind near Mermaid Avenue at around 11 pm and went through his pocket — stealing the cash and fleeing towards the beach.

Platinum hit

A mechanical-minded thief snagged the catalytic converter from a car parked on Bay 48th Street on March 18. 

The victim told police that she returned to her car at the intersection of Shore Parkway at around 5 pm and noticed it was making a loud sound, and a mechanic told her the platinum car part was missing. 

Lootin’ Louie

A highway robber mugged a woman of her Louis Vuitton bag as she was walking home on Ocean Parkway on March 16. 

The victim told police that the bruiser pushed her from behind between West and Neptune avenues at around midnight before snagging the luxury purse with her wallet and cash.

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