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He stole the Easter baskets

77th Precinct

Prospect Heights

Easter Grinch

A heartless creep snatched some holiday goodies on Sterling Place overnight on March 11.

The 76-year-old victim told cops that she parked her red 1999 Honda Civic near Washington Avenue at 5 pm, then came back the next day at 2:30 pm. That’s when she noticed her newly purchased kid’s booster seat and $40 worth of Easter baskets were gone.

Stoop-id move

A thug snatched a bag of cellphones on St. Marks Avenue on March 12.

The 37-year-old victim told cops she set her tote bag on the stoop of her apartment, near Flatbush Avenue, at 2:20 pm, then went inside for 20 minutes. That was enough time for the jerk swiped her bag, which was full credit cards, cellphones and $100 cash.

Caught soft-handed

A thief with a taste for ladies lotion swiped a laptop and some Italian moisturizer from a car parked on Grand Avenue on March 12.

The 43-year-old victim told cops that she parked her red 1995 Dodge near Bergen Street at around 4 pm. She came back at 1 pm the next day and discovered that her $1,200 laptop, cellphone and Dolce & Gabbana lotion were nowhere to be found.

Fence freak

A weirdo snatched a broken fence from a yard on Park Place on March 13.

The 39-year-old victim told cops that he had stored his 16-foot fence, which cost $800, in his front yard near Carlton Avenue, but he noticed it missing at around 1 pm.

Low rider

A jerk snatched an expensive bicycle rack from a car parked on Park Place on March 11.

The 27-year-old victim told cops he parked his black 2001 Audi near Washington Avenue at around 9 pm then went home to snooze. The cyclist came back at 6:45 pm and found his $400 Thule bike rack had been jacked.

Key suspect

A jerk trashed a car on Bergen Street overnight on March 12.

The 54-year-old victim told cops that he parked his silver 2007 Toyota Sequoia near Grand Avenue at 10 pm then returned the next morning at 9 am. That’s when she discovered that her ride had been “keyed” and that the driver’s-side mirror was smashed.

— Natalie O’Neill

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