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Loss hog: Rash of motorcycle robberies sweeps Williamsburg, Greenpoint

Talk about hot wheels.

A rash of motorcycle robberies swept the streets of Williamsburg and Greenpoint last week, according to police reports.

• A woman told cops she heard someone shuffling around outside the window of her Graham Avenue apartment, between Newton and Bayard Streets, at around 4 am on Sept. 14. She peered out the window and saw a shadow, then went outside to find her motorcycle missing, police said.

• Authorities say a motorcyclist parked his ride at Kent Avenue and N. Third Street at around midnight on Sept. 15, but when he came back at 1:30 am, it was nowhere to be seen.

• A guy parked his bike on Engert Avenue near Humboldt Street at 11 pm on Sept. 15, but by the time he returned at 8 am the following morning it was gone, according to a police report.

• Cops say a thief cut the chain binding a guy’s motorcycle to the gate in front of his Sutton Street apartment between Nassau and Driggs Avenues sometime between 3 am and 10 am on Sept. 19.

Reach reporter Allegra Hobbs at ahobbs@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–8312.

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