Bike bandit rides off with man’s two-wheeler

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Bike bandit

A thief rode off with a man’s 2009 Yamaha he parked on Fifth Avenue on June 1.

The victim told police he left his import bike near Prospect Avenue at 9 pm, and returned just after midnight to find his ride stolen.

Oh baby

A 53-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing baby products and other goods from a Flatbush Avenue big-box retailer on May 29.

An employee told police the victim was inside the store near Atlantic Avenue at 8 pm when she was spotted nabbing more than $800 worth of clothes, beauty products, and baby stuff.

When officers slapped cuffs on the woman, they claim to have found two pipes covered in crack residue, cops said.

Park this!

A thief stole a city Sanitation worker’s parking placard from his car on Second Avenue on May 26.

The victim told police that he parked his car near 14th Street at 6 am, and returned five hours later to find the city-issue placard, which permits free parking around the city, was stolen.

Mop-ing around

A bandit made off with a man’s moped he parked on Seventh Avenue sometime overnight on May 29.

The victim told police he left his two-wheeler between Third and Fourth avenues at 4 pm, and returned the following day to find his bike stolen.

Kickin’ it

Cops arrested a construction worker for allegedly stealing women’s shoes from an Atlantic Avenue chain store on May 26.

An employee told police he saw the suspect unloading crates of shoes off a truck at the store between Fort Greene Place and S. Portland Avenue at 4:52 am when the suspect grabbed a box containing 12 pairs of women’s kicks and set it off to the side.

At the end of his shift, the suspect allegedly grabbed the crate and took off with it, only to be arrested when he came to work a few days later, cops said.

Cash grab

A 60-year-old woman was arrested for looting an older lady’s locker inside a women’s shelter on Eighth Avenue on May 31.

The victim, 67, told police she was in the same room as the suspect at the shelter between 14th and 15th streets at 8:40 am when she saw her try to sneak $250 out of her locker on the sly, and shove the cash in her pocket.

Car pirate

A thief looted the backseat of a car parked on Third Street on May 13.

The victim told police he left his car unlocked between Vanderbilt and Greenwood avenues at 8:50 am, and returned later to find his laptop and other valuables missing.

Shove it

A group of roughhousing friends damaged a man’s car parked on Third Street on June 2 when one of the men was shoved against the car.

The 69-year-old victim told police the men were horsing around next to his vehicle by Seventh Avenue at 1:55 pm, when one man was recklessly shoved, bumping into the car and damaging a door.

Police haven’t made any arrests, and have closed the case, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 5:58 pm, July 9, 2018
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