Pricey break in
A crook broke into a St. Johns Place apartment on Dec. 13 and stole up to $2,700 worth of goods.
The 37-year-old victim told police that he left his residence between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 2 pm, and when he returned two and a half hours later he noticed that there was damage done to his front door.
The perp jacked a $1,200 MacBook laptop, a $500 gold ring with a green stone, two gold ring bands woth $500, and a $500 pair of sapphire earrings.
A sneaky bandit snagged a man’s wallet when he was making a transaction inside a Flatbush Avenue check-cashing establishment on Dec. 14.
The 30-year-old victim told cops that when he was inside the business between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 1 pm to make a transaction he placed his wallet down on the counter for only a second.
When he turned back around, his wallet — holding $600 in cash and his debit and credit cards — was missing.
A perp continuously stole more than $1,000 worth of clothing from a Fifth Avenue boutique from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11.
The owner of the store between President and Union streets told cops that the crook jacked a $302 Smythe jacket, a $315 Elizabeth and James vest, a $152 Tucker dress, a $122 Lauren Moffatt blouse, and a $112 Daftbird top over the course of a week.
A sly thief slipped a wallet out of a woman’s backpack on Fifth Avenue on Dec. 13.
The 45-year-old victim told cops that she had just left her apartment near Eighth Street at 4:55 pm to pick her children up from dance school.
The victim said she was wary of a woman walking close behind her. When the victim turned around, the perp had disappeared and the zipper on her bag was open and her wallet, containing $160 in cash, was missing.
Someone broke into a 13th Street apartment through the back window and made off with more than $5,000 worth valuables on Dec. 10.
The 49-year-old victim told cops that he left his abode between Third and Fourth avenues at 5 am, and when he came back at 1:15 pm his $2,500 MacBook Pro, Wii game console and controllers, two $350 Swiss Army watches, 30 DVDs, a $1,000 Bvlgari watch, and a $1,000 gold bracelet were gone.
A crook stole a $1,200 bicycle that was chained to a pole on Sixth Avenue on Dec. 12.
The 24-year-old victim told police that she secured her celeste green Bianchi Dama two-wheeler on the block between First and Second streets at 2 pm. When she came back an hour later her ride was gone.
The perp fled with the bike in a red Honda, according to police.
A thief took off with a man’s car that was parked on Berkeley Place sometime between Dec. 12 through Dec. 15.
The 45-year-old victim told police that he parked his 1991 white Honda on the street between Seventh and Eighth avenues on Dec. 12 at 9 pm.
When he went to go fetch his ride two days later it was missing.
A bandit broke into a Sackett Street apartment and stole more than $1,000 of electronic goodies on Dec. 11.
The 32-year-old victim told cops that he left his abode between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 1:30 pm and when he returned three hours later his front door lock was damaged.
The perp made off with a $380 24-inch Samsung television, a $250 Sony stereo, and an iPhone.
A thug snatched a woman’s bag left outside a Seventh Street apartment on Dec. 13.
The 30-year-old victim told cops that she left her child’s stroller with her bag it in outside the building between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 5:55 pm.
When she came back nearly a half hour later her $100 tote bag carrying her iPhone, wallet, and a $50 candle was missing.
— Natalie Musumeci
Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (718) 260-2525.