Sneak takes laptop from man’s car - Brooklyn Paper

Sneak takes laptop from man’s car

72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Doing some shopping

A pilferer swiped a MacBook Pro from a man’s vehicle parked at a grocery store on Third Avenue on June 16, the man reported to police.

The man told police he was shopping at the big-box store between 39th and 37th streets and returned to his car at 5:30 pm, only to find the rear driver’s-side door open and his laptop missing. There was no sign of forced ent

Spoiled nap

A crook stole a woman’s wallet, idenification, debit card, and social security card while she slept in her single-room apartment at a Third Avenue women’s shelter on June 16, police said.

The theft occurred at the shelter between 37th and 36th streets sometime between 2:30 and 6:30 pm. The woman said she fell asleep and woke up to discover her items missing. She told police that the door to her room does not lock.ry, cops said.

Trunk theft

A nogoodnik stole two laptops and a business router from the trunk of a man’s parked vehicle on Sixth Avenue sometime between June 16 and June 17, according to authorities.

The man told police that he had parked his vehicle near 57th Street on Saturday night, but that when he returned the following day at noon his property was missing. Police didn’t see signs of forced entry, but noticed damage to the vehicle’s glove compartment, according to the report.

Stop and drop

Two punks attacked a man and stole his bicycle on Fifth Street on June 17, police said.

The jerks stopped the man when he was near Fort Hamilton Parkway at about 6:30 pm on his way home, and forcibly removed him from his bike, cops said. One of the perps even punched the man in the face, according to authorities.

Punched and robbed

Two good-for-nothings punched a man in the face before snatching $700 and his smartphone as he entered his apartment building on 39th Street on June 11.

The theft and assault occurred as the man returned to his home between Fifth and Sixth avenues from a bar at 3 am, when he said the brutes pushed him to the ground and then repeatedly punched him in the face. They then fled, leaving the victim with a broken jaw, swollen lip, and abrasions on the head, cops said.

— Saul Marquez

More from Around New York