Louts punch and rob driver after he gave them a ride

62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Found a new carpool

A pair of perps punched a man in the face and stole $1,200 and credit cards from him — after the man had given them a ride — on New Utrecht Avenue on May 31.

The assault occurred between 78th and 79th streets at around 8:45 pm. The man sustained swelling and bruising from the attack, according to the report, which added that the brutes fled to the D train station at 79th Street and New Utrecht Avenue following the theft.

Car jacked

A pilferer stole $100 and a credit card from a man’s car, parked on 85th Street, between May 28 and 29.

The man told police he parked his car at the spot at 23rd Avenue at 4 pm on May 28, but when he returned to the car just before 4 am the following day, he noticed the items were gone.

Stealthy straphanger

A lout stole credit and debit cards — using them to purchase $40 worth of MetroCards — from a woman’s car parked outside a Stillwell Avenue school on May 29 after the woman left her car door open.

The car owner told police the theft occurred at 85th Street at around 9:30 am, and that she learned of the illicit charges when she called to cancel her credit cards.

Couldn’t finish the job

An aspiring burglar broke into an 86th Street business on May 29, leaving the front door open and moving items around but leaving with nothing, police said.

The employee told police she left the business near Bay 17th Street just before 7 pm on May 25 and returned just after 9 am four days later, and video surveillance shows the perp breaking in just before 5:30 am on May 29, according to the report.

Petty theft

A lowlife stole $7 and a cellphone from an unlocked car parked on W. First Street on May 29, police said.

The theft occurred between Avenue P and Quentin Road at around 11 pm, cops reported.

Detention worthy

A crook broke the front window of a woman’s car to steal $3,200 from inside — plus her cellphone and credit cards — while she was picking up her kids from school on Avenue P on May 30.

The theft occurred between Stillwell Avenue and Bay Parkway just after 2 pm, police said.

Internet hoax

A thief stole $5,600 from a 17th Avenue resident’s bank account through online transactions on May 30.

The man lives between 84th and 85th streets, and the thefts occurred at about 3 pm, police said, adding that the crook was able to steal the cash by creating an online banking account and moving the money.

Couldn’t lock it in

A lout tried — and failed — to break into a van parked on W. 10th Street by tampering with its lock on May 31.

The good-for-nothing tried to force the lock open on the car’s front door around 8 am, when it was parked between Avenue P and Quentin Road, but failed, according to the report.

Locked door

A nogoodnik tried to break into a woman’s garage at her 73rd Street home on May 31.

The woman told police she saw the crook enter her yard between 20th and 21st avenues just before 3 pm, and then try to open her garage door behind her house. He fled on foot on 73rd Street towards 21st Avenue when he couldn’t open it, according to the report.

Jacked from the back

A sneak snatched a woman’s wallet with her credit and debit cards inside from her backpack on Bath Avenue on June 1.

The theft occurred at Bay 17th Street at around 7 pm, when the woman was waiting for her mother, according to the report.

— Julianne McShane

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