Perfumes and colognes valued at $5,922 were taken from an 86th Street business on Nov. 11, its proprietor said.
The victim told cops that he noticed that the vapors had gone missing from his business, which is near Fourth Avenue, at around 4 pm. He said a construction crew had access to his sweet smells at the time.
A 22-year-old woman told cops that at 2:50 pm on Nov. 11, she placed her purse over the back of her chair at a restaurant on Third Avenue near 85th Street.
When she tried to pay the bill, she discovered that someone had stolen her pocketbook, along with $223.