Thief swipes woman’s pricey gold necklace from her hotel room

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Hotel heist

A thief stole a woman’s expensive necklace she left in her Schermerhorn Street hotel room while she went out for the day on April 30.

The lady left her 14-karat gold yellow metal necklace with a Virgin Mary inside her hotel room between Bond and Hoyt streets and returned around 3 pm to find it was missing, according to a report.

Came up short

Some punk stole $2,290 worth of athletic wear from a Smith Street store on May 3.

A worker manning the store near Wyckoff Street told police she was helping a customer when the filcher lifted 25 pairs of shorts and 35 pairs of boxers and fled.

Heights burglary

A burglar broke into a Montague Street home on May 3 and stole $8,500 worth of goods while the owners were at work.

The residents of the home near Clinton Street left for work at 9:15 am and returned at 6:50 pm to find that someone had taken their MacBook Air, 10 gold gemstone rings, five gold necklaces, a gold watch, and yellow Cannondale road bike, according to authorities.


Cops cuffed a woman who they say tried to steal items from a Jay Street store on May 4 and threatened to stab a worker who tried to stop her.

The lady was shopping in the store near York Street at 10:30 am when a worker noticed her putting several items in her coat pocket, according to police. The worker confronted the woman and asked her put back the loot and the suspect grabbed her hair, pulled on it, and hissed, “I will stab you with my needle.” Authorities were contacted and arrested the woman.

Subway steal

A prowler stole a drunk guy’s wallet by cutting out his pocket while he was asleep on the A train on May 4.

The victim told police he was hanging out drinking with friends in Manhattan and boarded a Brooklyn-bound A train at 4 am. He fell asleep and awoke at High Street station, then transferred to a Manhattan-bound A train. While he was switching locomotives, he noticed his pants pocket was cut and his wallet was missing, cops said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:59 pm, July 9, 2018
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