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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Chain gang

A thug ripped a $950 necklace off a Bay Ridge man’s neck on 72nd Street on Aug. 16, police report.

The victim said he was between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 10:30 pm when the crook came up from behind him and grabbed the gold chain — loaded with a solid gold medallion and crucifix — around his neck. The villain yanked till the necklace broke, then jumped into a getaway car that was double-parked on the street.

Home unsafe

A crook swiped $2,400 in loot from a 78th Street home on Aug. 16, cops say.

The victim reported that she left her house between 10th and 11th avenues at 7:40 am, and came back at 5 pm to see that somebody had made off with two of her watches, her iPod Nano, and $2,000 of her hard-earned cash.

Going through withdrawal

A jerk stole a Dyker Heights man’s wallet and iPad from his car that was parked on 73rd Street — then helped himself to $100 from the victim’s bank account — overnight on Aug. 13, according to cops.

The victim told police he left his car parked in front of his house between 12th and 13th avenues at 9:10 pm, and returned at 6:30 am the next day to find his cards, cash, and precious Apple gadget all missing. He also reported that overnight the thief had used his card to with 100 smackers from an automated teller machine.

Screwed

A fiend broke into a Senator Street apartment that was under construction and made off with $1,350 in tools — including a drill priced at $750 — overnight on Aug. 14, police report.

The contractor said he and his workers called it a day at the building between Colonial Road and Ridge Boulevard at 10 pm, then returned at 6:15 am the next day to see that the expensive screw gun, along with a pair of nail guns, were missing.

Spastic over plastic

A burglar stole five credit cards from a Dyker Heights man’s car parked on 72nd Street overnight on Aug. 14, cops report.

The victim said he left his vehicle in his driveway between 13th and 14th avenues at 11 pm. When he came back the next day at 4 am, he noticed that the car’s console was open — and his cards were gone.

— Will Bredderman

Reach reporter Will Bredderman at wbredderman@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4507.
Updated 5:35 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

J from Bay Ridge says:
Why do people leave iPads, phones and credit cards in their cars? You're just asking for trouble. Smarten up.
Aug. 22, 2012, 12:51 pm
gianni from kosovo says:
who the —— says —— like "smackers" any more?
simple as this: you dumb americans keep leaving —— for us around to take.
just try and stop us.
Aug. 23, 2012, 10:56 pm

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