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Cops: Slap-happy thief stole man’s iPhone • Brooklyn Paper

Cops: Slap-happy thief stole man’s iPhone

94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Slap happy

Police arrested a thief who they say stole a man’s phone on Graham Avenue.

The victim told police he was near Conselyea Street at 10:30 pm when the 16-year-old slapped his hand and took his iPhone.

Police arrested a suspect a few blocks away.

Eagle eyed

A teenage thief tried to steal a woman’s phone on Eagle Street on Feb. 21.

The victim told police she was near Franklin Street at 8:20 pm when the teen approached her and said, “Run your phone.”

He pushed her and tried to grab her phone, but she screamed and he ran.

Laptop snatch

Two teenage thieves stole a woman’s handbag and computer on Roebling Street on Feb. 22.

The victim told police she was near N. Seventh Street at 8:30 am when the teens approached her, snatched her bags off her shoulder, kicked her in the leg, and fled.

Phone snatch

A trio of thieves was arrested for snatching a woman’s phone inside the Graham Avenue L train station on Feb. 22, said cops.

The victim told police she was waiting for the train at 8:30 pm when the goons took her phone from her hands and ran toward Metropolitan Avenue.

Police arrested suspects shortly after.

Pressure’s on

A thief stole a wallet, navigation system, and blood pressure kit from a car parked on Berry Street on Feb. 26.

The driver parked her car near N. Third Street at 2 am, but when she returned at 4 am, she saw her car was unlocked and her stuff was gone.

Jeep jacked

A thief stole a Jeep parked on Newel Street on Feb. 25.

The driver said he parked his car near Norman Avenue at 9 pm, but when he returned 12 hours later, there was broken glass on the street and his car was no where in sight.

Motorcycle mayhem

A thief stole a motorcycle parked on N. 14th Street on Feb. 15.

The driver told cops he parked his chopper near Wythe Avenue at 9 pm, but when he returned 10 days later, it was missing.

— Aaron Short

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