More than $500 in receipts, a box of cigars and an assortment of Lotto tickets were taken from a Fort Hamilton Parkway convenience store during a daring nighttime raid on Jan. 27.
Workers at the Three Guys, which is near 66th Street, told police that three men entered the store at 11:15 pm brandishing a handgun.
As one of the thieves trained his weapon on a startled employee, his partner went behind the counter, taking the cash and cigars.
That’s when a second accomplice entered and removed a roll of scratch-off tickets.
The thieves then fled.
Anyone with information is asked to call (718) 439-4211. All calls will be kept confidential.
A thief was virtually handed a 2009 BMW when he found it unlocked and idling on 74th Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues on Jan. 28.
The vehicle, which has the vanity plate “9 Iron” was ultimately recovered, although the purse left inside was not.
A 58-year-old driver said that he had left his luxury car running on the block just after 4 pm as he delivered something to a friend.
But during those precious minutes, the thief had rolled off with the vehicle. Cops found the car a few blocks away, but the purse, wallet, $200 and eyeglasses were gone.
A thief made off with a Toshiba laptop computer and a Citibank credit card during a break-in at a 71st Street home on Jan. 25 — a heist that apparently took place right under the noses of four potential witnesses.
A 59-year-old man told police that he returned to his apartment between Narrows Avenue and Colonial Road in the afternoon and realized that someone had entered through a side door and taken the computer and credit card from his bedroom.
A quarrelling quintet surrounded and robbed a 14-year-old boy during an altercation on Fourth Avenue on Jan. 27, police said.
The victim, a resident of Fifth Avenue, said that he was walking near 79th Street with a friend at around 5:45 pm when the five thugs stopped them and encircled them.
“Run your pockets,” one of the thugs said.
Fearing for his safety, the victim handed over his iPod Touch, wallet, cellphone and $3, and the thieves, all 16-year-olds, fled.
Cops are looking for the rolling renegade who swiped four tires and rims from a Range Rover that had been parked in a driveway on 87th Street on Jan 19.
The 41-year-old victim told police that he parked his vehicle between Colonial Road and Narrows Avenue at 11 pm, but when he returned the next morning, he found it on blocks.
All four tires and rims — valued at $5,000 — had been removed.
A passenger-side window had been smashed, but nothing had been taken from inside the cabin, officials said.
More than $250,000 in pricey furs were stolen from Manzari Fur & Leathers on 86th Street overnight on Jan. 24, cops said.
Workers at the clothing store said that someone ripped open the security gate sometime after closing at 8 pm and smashed a glass front door.
The thief then fled with 160 mink coats.
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