Sneak takes sleeping straphanger’s phone and cash

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

While he was sleeping

A baddie stole a guy’s phone and cash when he fell asleep on the train near Smith Street on July 21, police said.

The 59-year-old victim conked out on the train, and when he woke up near Ninth Street, realized some cur had swiped his iPhone, watch, credit cards, and cash, according to authorities.

Stolen wardrobe

A duo of thieves stole a bag full of clothes from an Atlantic Avenue boutique on July 28.

The pair of nogoodniks walked into the store between Clinton and Court streets at about 6:40 pm and ran off with about $700 worth of clothing, including several tank tops and pants, according to authorities.

Bad customer

A snake stole a woman’s bag inside a beauty salon on Smith Street on July 28, police said.

The woman, who is an employee at the spa between Baltic and Butler streets, told police the sneak came in for a facial treatment, and when she left her along with her belongings, swiped her backpack with five credit cards, a social security card, wallet, and cash inside it, officials said.

Tooth thief

A crook stole a bunch of tools from a guy’s car parked on Henry Street on July 29.

The victim told police he parked his 1996 Chevy truck near Woodhull Street at 4 am and when he went returned to it at 10 am, noticed someone had opened the driver’s-side window and grabbed a Bluetooth radio, battery pack, and saw, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:56 pm, July 9, 2018
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