84th Precinct: Thief snatches gold chain

84th precinct stationhouse
The 84th Precinct stationhouse in Downtown Brooklyn.
Photo by Kirstyn Brendlen


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Gold chain snatched

A thief stole a gold chain off the neck of a woman in Boerum Hill on Nov. 8.

The 33-year-old victim told police she was at the intersection of Warren Street and 4th Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. when a man approached her and snatched her gold chain worth $700.

The woman, who suffered pain and redness, said the perp fled westbound on Warren Street. Cops are checking nearby cameras to identify the suspect.

Delivery driver robbed in Downtown

A delivery driver had his belongings stolen while making a drop off on Nov. 8 in Downtown.

According to authorities, the 41-year-old man was delivering to an address near Fulton Street and Jay Street at 11:45 a.m. when he left his truck unlocked and unattended. Upon returning, he noticed his backpack, containing his wallet and personal belongings, had been taken from the front console.

Cops said they are checking the cameras at a nearby footlocker where the delivery driver’s credit card was used following the robbery.

Teen robbed at knifepoint

A 14-year-old girl was robbed at knife-point while buying bubble tea in Brooklyn Heights on Nov. 10.

The teenage victim told cops she was at Vivi Bubble Tea on Court Street at 5 p.m. when a man entered the store wielding a pocket knife, demanding she hand over money.

The teenager said the man forcefully took the $12 she had in her purse, before fleeing northbound on Court Street. Cops have yet to identify the knife-wielding man.