Thief hauls off moving resident’s belongings

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77th Precinct

Prospect Heights

Major heist

A crafty thief stole $78,000 worth of property from a moving van on Prospect Place overnight on April 30.

The 32-year-old victim told cops she was in the process of moving and called it quits for the day at 2 am, leaving the parked vehicle between Underhill and Vanderbilt avenues. When she returned at 10:30 am the next day, she discovered that her stuff was gone.


A crook stole a woman’s iPhone on Eastern Parkway on May 5.

The 23-year-old victim told cops that she was in front of the Brooklyn Museum at Washington Avenue at 4:10 pm when a man walked up to her, snatched her phone, and fled into the train station.


A thug robbed a man at gunpoint on St. Johns Place on May 4 — making off with $15,000 worth of electronics.

The 30-year-old victim told cops he was between Washington and Underhill avenues at 2:10 am when he was approached by a man with a gun.

“Give me your backpack,” the brute demanded. The victim handed over his satchel containing the gadgets and the thief fled.

Door rob

Two robbers stole $9,000 worth of electronics from an apartment on Dean Street on May 4.

The 36-year-old victim told cops she came back to her apartment between Washington and Underhill avenues at 7 pm and was unable to open her front door. She started yelling and screaming before the two crooks emerged — and then fled with her valuables.


A vicious gunman killed another man on Washington Avenue on May 1.

Witnesses to the murder between Sterling and St. Johns places told cops that the 36-year-old victim was standing in front of Louis & Shorty’s barbershop at 9:51 pm when he was shot in the head and killed.

— Eli Rosenberg

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