A violent jerk beat up a man on Second Street on June 10 — then stole his cash while he was down.
The 19-year-old victim told cops he was walking near Seventh Avenue at 12:30 am when a man ran up and punched him. He fell to the sidewalk and the brute kicked him. He then reached into the victim’s pockets, grabbed $35, and ran away.
A crook swiped some fancy sporting goods from a car on Sixth Street on June 3.
The victim told cops she parked her gray 2012 Infiniti near Eighth Avenue at 11 am, then returned the next day at 2 pm. That was enough time for the crook to break into the trunk and snatch a bag of golf clubs, leaving no sign of broken glass.
Someone snatched a purse — containing an iPad and driver’s license — from a bar-goer on Ninth Street on June 6.
The 30-year-old victim told cops she set her bag in a booth at Dram Shop — near Sixth Avenue — at 1 pm, then left to smoke a cigarette.
She came back half an hour later and discovered it gone — along with her iPad and Colorado state driver’s license.
A quick-moving thief swiped a straphanger’s purse on Flatbush Avenue on June 10.
The 35-year-old victim told cops she was riding a Manhattan-bound 3 train as it pulled into the Grand Army Plaza stop at 1:45 pm when a man snatched her small black purse and ran off the train before doors closed.
Someone stole a computer from an apartment on Third Street on June 6.
The 52-year-old victim told cops he left his home near Seventh Avenue at 8 am, then returned around 7:30 pm. That’s when he discovered that his silver Mac computer was gone.
His ex-wife — who has access to the building — later told cops that she let an electrician into the building to do work on the basement.
— Natalie O’NeillReach reporter Thomas Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (718) 260-2525.
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