Snatch at Southpaw

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Southpaw snatch

A thief stole a giant purse of pricey goods from Southpaw on Fifth Avenue sometime after midnight on June 13.

The victim told cops that she had left her bag, which contained an iPod Touch and an iPad, for just two minutes at the popular live music venue between Douglass Street and Sterling Place.

But that was enough time for the music-loving thief to grab her stuff.

Chrome caper

Police are looking for a “Pimp My Ride” viewer who swiped rims and tires from a 2005 Ford parked in a Hamilton Avenue lot on June 15.

The victim told cops that she left her car in the lot near Second Avenue at 6 pm, only to find its wheel missing by 2 am.

Garfield grab

A bike-riding thief stole a teenage girl’s cell and purse on June 18 on Garfield Place.

The victim told cops that she was between Fourth and Fifth avenues at around 10:30 pm when the young thug demanded her bag and phone. She complied, and the jerk rode off.

PC poseur

A shrewd scammer posing as a PC Richards employee convinced a customer to give him $1,800 for appliances in the Fourth Avenue store on June 16.

The victim was browsing the electronics store between Garfield Place and Carroll Street at around noon when the scam went down.

Lock-less monster

A thief nabbed a bike parked for an hour on Third Street by clipping its lock on June 15.

The victim told cops that he had left his silver mountain bike between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 4 pm, but it was gone by 5 pm.

Snack at Tiffany’s

Cops are looking for an Audrey Hepburn-wannabe who stole luggage loaded with expensive Tiffany items in front of a Third Street building on June 13.

The victim with the trendy accessories told cops that she had left the luggage on the block between Sixth and Seventh avenues for a few minutes around 2:30 pm so she could bring other items into her apartment

But when she returned, her bag of treasures was gone.

Scooter looter

Another Honda scooter was taken last week, this time from First Street overnight on June 13.

The victim told cops that she had parked her En Vogue motor bike between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 9 pm, but it was gone by seven the next morning.

Easy access

A burglar took advantage of a 15th Street apartment’s unlocked door, entering the home between Fourth and Fifth avenues on June 17 to steal a cellphone.

The thief also got credit and debit cards in the 3:20 am heist.

That’s not amore

A burglar broke into a Seventh Avenue Italian restaurant sometime after midnight on June 16 and stole $200 from the cash register.

Cops said that the perp got into Sotto Voce, which is between Third and Fourth streets, by busting the front door.

— Alex Rush

Updated 5:18 pm, July 9, 2018
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