Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights
A brutish robber pepper sprayed a woman and stole her purse on 92nd Street on Feb. 25, police said.
The victim was walking towards Colonial Road when the thief approached her from up ahead. He sprayed her and pushed her into a nearby car, then grabbed her purse and fled down 92nd Street towards Third Avenue, she told police.
Emergency responders had to rush the victim to Lutheran Medical Center for treatment following the attack. The thief got away with just $12 and some credit cards, according to a police report.
A thief stole some children’s toys and one tire and rim from a car parked on 101st Street on Feb. 25, police said.
The victim parked his car between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Jackson Court around 7 pm and returned in the morning to find his front driver’s-side tire and rim missing and the lock removed from the driver’s-side door of his car.
Along with the rim and tire, the thief took a Star Wars toy and a stuffed teddy bear, police said.
Another Bay Ridge driver was the victim of a tire and rim theft on 94th Street sometime between Feb. 25 and Feb. 29, according to a police report.
She parked her car near Ridge Boulevard around 4 pm on Feb. 25 and returned four days later to find both the front and rear driver’s-side wheels removed.
A shoplifter managed to make off with $1,600 worth of shaving razors from a Third Avenue drugstore on Feb. 25, according to police.
The razor-robbing rapscallion walked into the store between 71st and 72nd streets around 8:50 am and stuffed dozens of packages of razors and refill blades into his pockets. An employee spotted him leaving the store with his take on camera, police said.
— Dennis Lynch