Intruder swipes sleeping woman’s laptop from Carroll Street home

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Late-night visitor

Cops are hunting for a creep who broke into a woman’s Carroll Street apartment on July 14 and stole her laptop as she was sleeping.

The woman had been snoozing in her residence by Clinton Street around 3:10 am when she was awoken by the bedroom door opening. She saw a man, yelled “Get out!” and he fled, but not before taking her MacBook Air laptop, according to a report.


Cops cuffed a guy who they say tried to steal beauty products from a Smith Street store on July 17.

The suspect lifted a manicure kit and toe clipper from the drugstore by Warren Street at noon, according to a report.

Raced away

A thief stole two laptops from a booth inside a car race on Imlay Street sometime overnight on July 16.

The victim told police he had locked up his MacBooks in a booth by Pioneer Street, but left the key in the lock. He returned the next day at 7 am to find they had been taken, authorities said.

Food truck folly

Police are searching for a punk who smashed a car window and stole an iPad mini from inside while its owner and his family went to grab food on Bay Street on July 16.

The victim parked his car between Henry and Clinton streets to get lunch from a food truck at 12:25 pm, police said. Upon returning, he found his back window had been smashed the Apple tablet had been snatched, according to a report.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:57 pm, July 9, 2018
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