At least this thug was polite

77th Precinct

Prospect Heights

Polite thug

A crook with manners stole a cellphone from a woman on Park Place on Aug. 30

The 37-year-old victim told cops that she was talking on her iPhone near Underhill Avenue at around 1:45 pm when the thug ran up, snatched the phone and shouted, “Thank you!” before running away.

Computer sneak

A jerk stole a laptop from an apartment on Park Place on Aug. 30.

The 38-year-old victim told cops that she forgot to lock her apartment, which is near Vanderbilt Avenue, when she left at 8 am. She came back around 6 pm and discovered that her $950 MacBook Pro was gone.

Wheels gone

A quick-moving thief jacked a sweet bike on Lincoln Place on Aug. 31.

The 47-year-old cyclist told cops that she locked her Ventura racing bike to a gate near Classon Avenue at 8 pm then came back 40 minutes later to find that the thug had cut the lock and stolen her $850 ride.

— Natalie O’Neill

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