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Ridge cops searching for larceny crew • Brooklyn Paper

Ridge cops searching for larceny crew

Police are searching for four teens they say went on a cash- and purse-snatching spree in Bay Ridge on June 9.

• The foursome plucked $2 from a woman’s hand at the corner of 71st Street and Eighth Avenue at 8:30 pm, according to law enforcement sources.

• Ten minutes later, the crew pinched a purse containing $300 from a woman at 73rd Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway, police said.

• The group tried to snatch another purse five minutes later on 74th Street.

Anyone with information regarding the incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

Reach reporter Max Jaeger at mjaeger@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-8303. Follow him on Twitter @MJaeger88.

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