Woman assaults cashier during sock heist


Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Sock heist

A woman scratched a checkout cashier after stealing a pair of socks from a 18th Avenue store on Aug. 18.

The employee told police that the robber snagged the socks from the discount store between 74th Street and Bay Ridge Parkway at 4 pm, and when the victim confronted the thief, she scratched her on the arm. 

Ash ambush 

A ruffian smacked a woman in the head with an ashtray at a Shore Parkway hotel on Aug. 23.

The victim told police that the brute hit her in the forehead inside the hotel by 24th Avenue at 4:45 am. 

Responding officers said the victim was uncooperative and refused to give them any additional information about the defendant, according to police reports. 

Pretty larceny

A thief nabbed a woman’s handbag from a Bath Avenue beauty salon on Aug. 16.

The victim told police that the burglar snatched her unattended bag, which contained $600, a credit card, a debit card, and a gold necklace from the salon by 17th Avenue at around 9:40 pm. 

Subway strike

A baddie ripped off the side of a man’s pants by the 25th Street D train station on Aug 16.

The victim told police that he was sleeping on the southbound D train when a stranger grabbed him by the wrist and said, “You better apologize to me or I will hurt you” at 10:30 pm, before the assailant ripped off the side of the victim’s pants and hopped off the train.