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Bike thief swipes two pricey rides

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bicycles stolen

A thief stole two fancy bikes — worth more than $1,000 apiece — from a Water Street garage on April 26.

The victim told police that the crook broke into his locked garage at Adams Street at 11 pm, and left 30 minutes later with the two pricey bicycles.

Gunpoint robbery

A gun-wielding thug robbed a man on Concord Street on May 7.

The victim told cops that he was near Gold Street at 1:15 pm when the crook flashed a pistol and said, “Give me your phone.”

The terrified pedestrian handed it over, along with $150, and the crook fled.

Subway scam

Police arrested a teenager who they say stole a woman’s iPhone at a Fulton Street subway station on May 8.

The woman said she was at the station near Hoyt Street at 5:30 pm when the teen grabbed her device and ran off.

Cops arrested a teen who they say had the stolen phone later that day.

MTA swindled

A thief stole construction equipment from the Schermerhorn Street G train station on May 3.

A transit worker told police that he locked a storage closet at the station near Hoyt Street at 11 pm. When he returned just five minutes later, the lock was broken and a saw, power washer, and other tools were missing.

Gym rat

A thief stole a wallet and cellphone from a locker at a Remsen Street gym on May 7.

The victim told police that he locked his belongings in the locker at the gym near Court Street at 12:30 pm before going to exercise. When he returned from his workout at 1:45 pm, the items were gone.

Copper heist

Thieves removed 20 pieces of copper and several dozen steel plates from a Furman Street construction site sometime between May 4 and May 7.

A construction manager at the site near Montague Street said he locked up the facility at 2 pm on May 4. When he returned at 7 am on May 7, the items were missing.

iSwipe

A crook stole a woman’s iPod at the Jay Street subway station on May 12.

The victim said she was waiting for a Manhattan-bound F train at the station near Willoughby Street at 2:20 pm when the thief swiped her mini-music player and fled.

Motorcycle blues

A crook stole a motorcycle from Schermerhorn Street sometime between April 23 and May 7.

The bike’s owner said he locked the two-wheeler near Clinton Street at 7 pm on April 23. When he returned to retrieve it at 7 pm on May 7, the bike was no longer there.

— Daniel Bush

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