76th Street apartment is easy pickings for burglary

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights


A thief walked in the front door of a 76th Street apartment on Feb. 1 and made off with camera gear, cops said.

The sneak got into the apartment between Third and Fourth avenues in Bay Ridge through an unlocked door sometime between 11 am and 1 pm, and removed a Canon camera, memory card, and camera bag, valued at $640 altogether, police said.

Car wash caper

A dirtbag stole a designer purse, sunglasses, and cash from a car at a 65th Street car wash on Feb. 9, according to the authorities.

The theft happened between 6:45 am and 3:45 pm at a car wash between Ninth and 10th avenues in Dyker Heights, police said. The sneak took a Louis Vuitton purse and wallet, Versace sunglasses, credit cards, and $100 cash, for a total haul valued at $2,450, a report says.


Someone stole stuff from lockers at a Fourth Avenue gym on Feb. 5, cops said.

The sneak took a wallet, credit cards, and $174 from one locker and a wallet, credit cards, an iPhone, and an iPad from another locker at the health club between 92nd and 93rd streets in Bay Ridge sometime between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm, police said.

— Max Jaeger

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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