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Purse swipe

A thief swiped a woman’s purse while she partied late at night at the Loki Lounge on April 26.

The 44-year-old victim told cops that she was at the bar on Second Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues at around 3:35 am when she went to the restroom. When she returned, her purse, containing two credit cards and an ID, was missing.

Housepest

A thief broke into a 12th Street apartment on April 29 and was then kicked out of the building while busting into another apartment next door, but left without being arrested.

The victim told cops he had last been in his apartment between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West at around noon. When he returned five hours later, his laptop and a digital camera were missing. A neighbor said that he had confronted a shady character trying to enter his apartment that very day and booted him from the building, but didn’t call the cops.

Gym rat

A thief stole a woman’s purse while she worked out at the YMCA on Ninth Street on April 26.

The physically active victim told cops she had returned to her locker at the gym between Fifth and Sixth avenues at around 6:45 pm when she realized that her belongings were missing. The lock on her locker was still in place, but $670 and her debit card were long gone.

Yama-loco!

A thief swiped a woman’s pocketbook while she ate at Yamato Restaurant on Seventh Avenue on April 27.

The victim told cops that she was eating lunch at the eatery between First Street and Garfield Place at around 1:30 pm when she hung her purse on the back of her chair. When she got up to leave, her bag, containing $200, a cellphone, her glasses and sunglasses, and an assortment of IDs and credit cards, was missing.

Harsh lesson

A thief broke into a high school teacher’s car and stole her credit cards while she did her job on April 30.

The teacher said she had parked her car on Flatbush Avenue at Plaza Street West at around 9 am. When she returned five hours later, she realized that her Geo Prism had been invaded.

Idle crime

A thief took advantage of a foolhardy shopper and stole an assortment of items from an idling Dodge Caravan in front of a Dean Street bodega on April 29.

The victim told cops that she ducked into the store between Fourth and Fifth avenues to buy a snack at around 12:45 pm, but when she returned to her ride, her suitcase and purse, containing $40, a watch, a bunch of shoes, earrings, and an assortment of credit cards, was missing.

— Stephen Brown

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