Man robs ex-girlfriend

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That is one way to get her back.

A 28-year-old woman says she was having an argument with her ex-boyfriend when she was robbed by him on Aug. 7.

The jilted lover pulled his antics when at 1:30 pm she tried to escape the heated argument by jumping into a taxi that was waiting in front of her 14th Avenue apartment, near 63rd Street. But before she could get in, he came from behind her, took her cell phone, and ran off, according to cops.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for the 29-year-old man.

Locker pilfered

A woman had her money stolen out of her employee locker while working at a local clothing retailer.

At the beginning of her shift, the 18-year-old victim locked her belongings in her locker at the store on 86th Street near Fifth Avenue.

When her shift was over at noon, she found her lock broken and her valuables missing, according to cops.

The perp made off with $150 and an iPod.

Store management are busy reviewing surveillance tapes.

Silver thief

A woman’s apartment was robbed on Aug. 4.

The 33-year-old victim left her apartment, which is located on 12th Avenue near 70th Street, only to return at 11:23 pm to discover her bathroom window broken and her silver bracelet stolen.

Robbers in attic

A woman’s apartment was robbed on Aug. 8.

The 75-year-old victim came home to her apartment, on 76th Street near Fourth Avenue, at 6:30 pm and discovered someone was in her attic.

The senior citizen called police, who showed up at the scene soon after to discover her attic window open and her video camera missing.

Hot corner

A woman had her cell phone swiped by two thieves as she was standing on 86th Street on Aug. 5.

The 26-year-old was standing near the corner of 25th Avenue, when at around 1:30 pm, the two thugs approached the victim. Without any warning, they swiped the mobile phone right out of her hand and fled down 86th Street, police said.

Deli debacle

A Bay Parkway deli had its front door locks cut, along with $800, and a carton of cigarettes robbed on Aug. 5, police said.

The break-in of the eatery, which is near 64th Street, happened around 7 pm. The perps broke through the front door, swiped the cash and the cigs and fled the store.

Home break-in

A woman returned to her West Seventh Street apartment to find a busted window along with her property stolen on Aug. 5.

The 25-year-old woman returned to her apartment, which is near Avenue O, at around 9 am the following morning. She discovered that the thug managed to kick in a window, take her cell phone, jewelry and her Russian passport, police said.

The victim told police that she may have left the window unlocked.

Heat wave

A man had left his backyard door open to let in some fresh air to help ventilate his stuffy 19th Avenue apartment, but what he didn’t know is that he would also let in a thug that would rob his home on Aug. 3.

The thief got into the apartment, which is near 68th Street, at around 6 pm after the victim had stepped out. When the 62-year-old man returned, he discovered that the thief swiped his jewelry, along with his credit and debit cards, police said.

The criminal left through the same backyard door, showing no signs of forced entry.

Park row

A woman had her purse snatched off a Bath Avenue park bench on Aug. 1.

The 23-year-old was in the park, which is near Bay 23rd Street, when at around 6:30 pm she left her pocketbook to spend some time with her friends.

After the fun was over, she discovered her handbag was gone.

The thieves swiped her credit and debit cards, along with her identification, police said.

Fortunately for the victim, she had her money in her pocket.

Home helper?

An elderly woman claims $15,000 worth of cash and jewelry was stolen from her 14th Avenue home on July 25, police said.

The 90-year-old woman was getting ready to leave her home, which is near Bath Avenue at around 11 am when her home attendant, who accompanies her everywhere, retreated back to the house for no apparent reason.

The home owner, suspected that the helper was stealing something.

The victim claims that when she returned to her home, she discovered that her savings, along with her family jewelry were gone.

Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010
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