Some cretin stole a pricey lithograph of an influential Native-American masterpiece while a woman was moving from her old pad on Court Street to a new place on St. Marks Avenue on Sept. 20.
The victim, who got around to reporting the theft on Nov. 2 after conducting “her own investigation,” told police that all of her belongings, including a Lithograph of T.C. Cannon’s “Hopi with Manta,” were removed from her old apartment between State Street and Atlantic Avenue at 9 am, and placed on a moving truck bound for her new rental between Fifth and Sixth avenues.
She said that everything was unpacked and the truck was empty of her belongings before it headed off at 4 pm that same day, but she later found that her $9,500 print was missing, cops said.
Two broads beat a 29-year-old man on Flatbush Avenue on Nov. 8.
The victim told police that he was near Atlantic Avenue at 3:40 am, when he caught the eye of a lady and her friend as they strolled by.
“What are you looking at?” one of the women suddenly shrieked, before busting out her belt and whipping the man mercilessly, police reported.
The belt opened up a nasty gash on the man’s head, while the other girl made fists and let him have it, cops said. At one point, some well-groomed nails slashed the man across his face, according to police. After ravaging the fellow, the ladies fled to parts unknown, cops said.
Thieves attempted and failed to drive off with a man’s ancient Chrysler carry-all, which he had parked along Douglas Street on Nov. 4.
The 73 -year-old victim told police that he left his 1999 Chrysler between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 11:30 am, and returned three days later to find his ignition switch had been popped off. For the life of him, the man couldn’t remember if he’d locked his doors, cops said.
A crook snagged a man’s smartphone as he was holding it on-board a 95th Street-bound R train at the Union Street stop on Nov. 8.
The victim told police that he boarded the train at the Atlantic Avenue stop at 3:15 pm, took a seat, and started fiddling with his phone.
One stop later, as the train pulled into Union Street, a sneak snatched the phone and fled through the closing doors, cop said.
A bandit sped off with a man’s motorbike, which he had parked along Union Street on Nov. 4.
The victim told police that he left his $7,500 2011 Ducati between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 8 pm, and returned at 7 am the next day to find an empty spot where his crotch rocket had been.
A carjacker made off with a man’s 2005 Honda CRV he parked along 13th Street on Nov. 2.
The victim told police he left his car between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West at 4 pm, and returned the next morning to find his car missing.
— Colin Mixson
©2015 Community News Group
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