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Fell for decoy

Cops busted a man for allegedly stealing a bike on Fort Greene Place on Sept. 20.

Police were running a “Decoy Bicycles Operation” near Atlantic Avenue at 2 pm, when officers spotted the suspect cut through a bike lock using a pair of wire cutters and attempt to ride off with the Judas bike. During his arrest, cops searched the suspect and discovered a crack pipe on him, according to police.

Thief’s on ice

Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly stealing $19 worth of antifreeze from a Fourth Avenue gas station on Sept. 18.

An employee told police the suspect grabbed the bottle of Peak Anti-Freeze from the gas station between Sackett and Union streets at 8:30 pm.

He was arrested later that day on a charge of misdemeanor petit larceny, cops said.

Illegally blond

Someone snuck into the back of a Flatbush Avenue lingerie store and stole a mannequin wearing a pink jumpsuit on Sept. 6.

Surveillance footage shows the suspect entering the women’s store near Atlantic Avenue through a back door at 6:44 pm, and deftly snatched the pricey mannequin and it’s fabulous jump suit while the shop remained open for business. But the shop’s security footage didn’t show the crook’s face, and the case has since been closed, cops said.

Street-side brawl

Some halfwit beat a man outside a Flatbush Avenue nightclub on Sept. 21.

The victim told police he was attacked outside the club near Sixth Avenue at 11:45 pm, and he was found suffering from gashes over his left eye and bottom lip.

Police haven’t made any arrests related to the case, which has been closed, cops said.

Stinky thief

A thief helped himself to a package left on at the front door of a woman’s Prospect Place home on Sept. 7, stealing $57 worth of soap and detergent.

The victim told police she was at work when the delivery arrived at her house between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 11:49 am, and she arrived home about seven hours later to find an empty box where the bath supplies should have been.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 5:54 pm, July 9, 2018
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