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Holy robbery! Thief steals charity money from synagogue • Brooklyn Paper

Holy robbery! Thief steals charity money from synagogue

78th Precinct

Park Slope

Oh, God!

A perp swiped a laptop and some charity money from a synagogue on Eighth Avenue between July 14 and 17.

The 43-year-old victim told cops she locked her office at Park Slope Jewish Center near 14th Street at 2 pm, then came back three days later and discovered her laptop — and $100 worth of donated money — gone.

Shady sedan

A perp struck a man in the back and took his cash on Fifth Street on July 18.

The 27-year-old victim told cops he was between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 12:20 pm when a woman walked up and asked, “How do you get to the subway?”

A second person then came up from behind the victim and struck him in the lower back with a blunt object — before snatching his cash and jumping in a light-colored sedan.

Police are investigating if the two people were working together.

Xanny pack

A jerk swiped a fanny pack full of drugs from a restaurant-goer on Fifth Avenue on July 20.

The 53-year-old victim told cops he was eating at Daisy’s Diner near Eighth Street at 12 am when he went outside for a cigarette. He set his fanny pack on top of a bike, finished his smoke, then went inside.

When he came back a minute for the pack a minute later, it was gone, along with Xanax medication, eyeglasses, and a credit card inside.

Bad Apple

A jerk shoved a man to the ground on Eighth Avenue on July 16 — and ran off with his iPod.

The 29-year-old victim told cops he was near Sixth Street at 11:15 pm when a thug ran up, pushed him to the ground, and snatched the gadget before running towards Prospect Park.

French pissed

A perp stole a purse from a woman at a bar on Fourth Avenue on July 22.

The 19-year-old victim told cops she was at The Cherry Tree Bar near Bergen Street at 1 am when she set her Minelli handbag, full of credit cards and a French passport, on a chair. An hour later, it was gone.

Rooftop arrest

Cops arrested a man who they say stole a cellphone from a man at a bodega on Fifth Avenue on July 18.

The victim told police he was inside Slope Natural Foods near Saint Marks Place at 10:50 pm when a man grabbed a Blackberry phone from his hand, then ran into a nearby building and climbed to the roof.

Cops arrested a 21-year-old suspect the same day.

Window basher

A wannabe thief damaged a car on Berkeley Place sometime between July 11 and July 17.

The 29-year-old victim told cops he parked his 2012 black Chevy Equinox near Seventh Avenue at 5 pm, went home, then came back six days later and spotted the window of his ride broken and steering parts busted.

Sackett swipe

A creep stole a fancy cellphone from a woman on Fifth Avenue on July 20.

The 25-year-old victim told cops she was near Sackett Street at 10:30 pm when the perp grabbed the iPhone from her hand and ran away.

— Natalie O’Neill

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at ttracy@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2525.

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