Bay Ridge–Dyker Heights
A thirsty robber snagged a bounty of booty from an 11th Avenue apartment on Dec. 16.
The victim told cops that she left her pad between Bay Ridge Avenue and 70th Street at 5:30 am. When she returned at 6:30 that night, she found her house trashed, and an iPad, a load of jewelry and bottle of high-end vodka missing.
What a Grinch
A thief swiped a wallet from an unattended purse at an 86th Street department store on Dec. 14.
The victim told cops that she left her purse on the back of her baby’s stroller at 12:15 while shopping at Century 21 between Fourth and Fifth avenues. When she checked her purse an hour later, she found that the wallet — and $350 — was missing.
A pickpocket plucked a wallet from a woman’s purse while she was shopping at an 86th Street TJ Maxx on Dec. 12.
The victim told cops that her wallet was in her purse while she was shopping at the store between Fifth and Gelston avenues at 3 pm. When she reached in to get it a half hour later, she found the billfold — and $120 — missing.
Smash and grab
Thieves busted up a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Dec. 16 and stole thousands in jewelry, electronics and cash.
The victim told cops that he left his home between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 8:30 am. When he returned at 4 pm, he found his front door smashed up, his apartment trashed, and a laptop, camera, cash, jewelry and iPod missing.
— Dan MacLeod