Sneak takes woman’s wallet at MetroCard machine

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Subway steal

A thief stole a woman’s wallet while she was attempting to buy a MetroCard inside Bergen Street station on July 17.

The victim was attempting to buy the train pass at the station near Smith Street at 2:30 pm when the filcher bumped into her from behind and said, “Excuse me.”

She then boarded a Manhattan-bound F train and realized her purse was open and her Coach wallet containing her credit cards and $60 had been taken, police said.

Bank robbery

Police are searching for a punk who robbed a Court Street bank on July 20.

The crook entered the bank by Schermerhorn Street at 3:40 pm and passed the teller a note stating, “Give me all your money now.”

He didn’t display any weapons and no one was hurt, authorities said.


Some sneak snatched a guy’s phone from his hand while he was asleep on a Brooklyn-bound F train on July 21.

The victim had been snoozing on the orange bullet from Manhattan and awoke at York Street station find his cell had been stolen and the culprit had fled, according to a report.


A weasel grabbed a woman’s phone after knocking her with her elbow as she was riding a Manhattan-bound F train on July 22.

The victim was listening to music on her phone and a few minutes before the train pulled into Jay Street–MetroTech station the creep used her forearm to hit the victim on the forehead several times, according to a report. The cheat then snatched her phone and ran off the train with about four people, authorities said.

Stair snatch

Cops are hunting for a pirate who stole a woman’s wallet while she was fixing her shoes on the stairs to Jay Street–MetroTech station on July 24.

The woman was going up the stairs when the baddie stepped on her shoes. As she was fixing her kicks, the nogoodnik swiped the wallet from the pocket of her bookbag and fled, according to a report.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:56 pm, July 9, 2018
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