A low-key robber got away with hundreds of dollars from a Chase bank branch on DeKalb Avenue after slipping the teller a note on Oct. 26.
The victim told police that the thug approached her window at around 3:45 pm and handed her the note demanding money. Fearing for her life, she gave the crook an unknown amount of unmarked bills in an envelope — but did not slip in a dye pack. The crook fled on foot.
Police arrested a violent man for smashing a glass vase over a stranger’s face while he was sitting in the lobby of his Bergen Street apartment on Oct. 29.
The 67-year-old victim was sitting on a couch inside the building, which is between Third and Fourth avenues, at around 9 am when a drunk man walked into the room, picked up a glass vase from the coffee table and smashed it over his face.
The victim suffered a six-inch cut down his face. He told police that he had never seen the thug before.
A mild-mannered perp convinced an old lady in an Atlantic Avenue store that he knew her before he sneakily stole her wallet out of her tote bag on Oct. 31.
The 92-year-old victim told police that the crook approached her at about 10:30 am in the store on the corner of Third Avenue and said, “I know you.”
She was skeptical of the man at first, but thought nothing of it until she noticed that her wallet was missing. The perp got away with $300 and a credit card.
Three subway thugs beat up a 16-year-old and stole her wallet as she was waiting for a train at the Borough Hall station on Oct. 26.
The young gal said she was waiting for the 3 train at around 5 pm when three grey-and-red-running-jacket-wearing hoodlums jumped her from behind and smashed her with their fists in her head and stomach. The crooks got away with $8 and her student ID.
Cool hand crook
An ice-cold thug pushed in an air conditioner at a Joralemon Street apartment and stole a hearty amount of electronics on Oct 30.
The crook pushed in the A/C in the unit, which is between Clinton and Henry streets, and also tossed the 27-year-old victim’s bicycle on the bed.
The victim said he came home at 5:45 pm and noticed the mess. Closer inspection revealed that the crook had taken off with his Apple laptop, iPhone, a sound dock, a Playstation and 20 video games.
A criminal took advantage of the bumpy ride on the B54 bus and stole a woman’s bag and wallet somewhere between Broadway and Jay Street on Oct. 30.
The 56-year old victim said she didn’t feel a thing during the Friday afternoon bus ride. She told cops that she noticed her purse was missing at around 1:40 pm and canceled her credit cards. The crook got away with $10 and a Metrocard with $69 on it.
Three thugs jumped a 15-year-old boy from behind and stole his Sidekick cellphone out of his hand inside the Urban Assembly School on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 28.
The victim told police that one of the schoolyard bullies snatched his cellphone while the other two punched him in the face and body at around 11:50 am.
An office bound crook stole a co-worker’s bag off her desk in a Nevins Street building on Oct. 29.
The 28-year-old victim said she left her bag on her desk while she went to a meeting at around 1:30 pm inside the building near Flatbush Avenue. When she returned, she discovered that a thief had taken $500, credit cards, IDs, an expensive set of pens, and $200 worth of gems.
Bike be gone!
A pedal-pushing crook rode away with an expensive bike that had been parked on State Street near Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 26.
The bike-riding victim, who is not, oddly enough, the editor of this newspaper, told police that her $1,100 bike was only parked outside from 9 pm to 11 pm.