Pickpocket loots phone from sleeping straphanger

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Snoozing swiper

A pickpocket robbed an iPhone from a sleeping straphanger at a Surf Avenue subway station on Nov. 13

The victim told police that he woke up at the station near Stillwell Avenue at around 10 am with his phone missing and headphones still in his ears. 

Bathroom bandit

A thief stole an unattended wallet from a Sheepshead Bay Road building on Nov. 5.

The victim told police that she left her wallet on a ledge in the bathroom of the building between Shell Road and W. Sixth Street while she went into the stall at around 7 am and returned to find it missing.

Playground pilferer

A sneak thief stole a wallet from a car parked at a Bay 44th Street park on Nov. 8. 

The victim told police that the pilferer grabbed the contraband from the unlocked vehicle parked at the intersection of Shore Parkway at around 1 am.