Pilferer swipes food vendor’s purse

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Mean muggin’

A brigand mugged a vendor outside of her stand on Brighton Beach Avenue on Nov. 7. 

The victim told police that the highway robber was lurking at her stand between Brighton Sixth and Brighton Seventh Streets at around 6 am before snatching her purse. 

Auto boost

Bandits swiped packages from the counter of a Hart Place auto part shop on Nov. 3. 

Employees told police that the pilferers waltzed into the shop at the intersection of W. 16th Street at around noon and grabbed over $4,000 worth of merchandise, before fleeing.


Thieves ransacked property from a vehicle parked on Coney Island Avenue on Nov. 1. 

The victim told police that the no-good-niks snagged over $2,000 worth of property from the car between Brighton 10th Street and Brighton Beach Avenue at around 2 am.