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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Satan’s spitter

Cops arrested a 31-year-old man for allegedly spitting in a teenager’s face, while shouting “Lucifer” and wielding a metal pipe on Flatbush Avenue on Dec. 16.

The victim, 19, told police the suspect walked right up to him and hawked a loogie into his face near Atlantic Avenue at 5:40 am while holding a pipe in his hand and the dark lord’s name on his lips.

The young man called police on the alleged spitter, and patrolmen managed to nab the suspect after a brief foot chase, charging him with misdemeanor menacing, cops said.

Cash car

A thief snatched $50 from the center console of a woman’s 2004 Honda Civic she parked on Seventh Street on Dec. 13.

The victim told police she left her car unlocked between Fourth and Fifth avenues due to her key’s faulty remote control at 8 pm, and returned two days later to find her cash missing.

No arrests have been made in the case, which has been closed, cops said.

Snack attack

Cops cuffed a shoplifter for allegedly trying to nab more than $400 worth of snacks and toiletries from a Flatbush Avenue drug store on Dec. 14.

An employee called police on the suspect after catching him in the act of nabbing pistachios, Twizzlers, deodorant, and various bathroom essentials from the pharmacy between Prospect Place and Seventh Avenue at 12:40 am.

Police nabbed their suspect at the scene, recovering the stolen merchandise and slapping him with a misdemeanor larceny charge, cops said.

Beauty crime

Police have given up the hunt for the pretty boy who nabbed more than $300 worth of makeup from a Fifth Avenue pharmacy on Dec. 14.

Workers claim the glamour goon stuffed his pockets with primer, lip gloss, lip stick, and eye shadow at the store between 10th and 11th streets at 12:16 pm, before slinking past the register with his ill-gotten beauty products.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 5:40 pm, December 31, 2018
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