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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Robbin’ goblin

Some punk swiped a woman’s Halloween costume right off her stoop on Third Place while she was away from Sept. 19 until Oct. 9, police said.

The 36-year-old woman told police she had ordered her $44 gnome costume for the upcoming spooky holiday, but the creep stole it after it was delivered to her apartment between Court and Clinton streets, according to authorities.

Subway sneak

Cops are searching for a cur who punched a woman in the face and stole her purse on Smith Street on Oct. 9.

The 38-year-old victim told police she was walking to the Carroll Street subway station near President Street at about 10:45 am when the bruiser followed close behind her and then tried to grab her handbag from her shoulder. The goon punched the woman in the face and pushed her to the ground and then stole her bag with her cellphone, wallet, eyeglasses, sunglasses, and headphones all inside, all worth a total of more than $1,600, according to authorities.

Locked out

Some bozo tried to break into a Reed Street restaurant on Oct. 8, police said.

The goon used a crowbar to try to break into the eatery between Conover and Van Brunt streets at about 5 am, according to authorities. The creep damaged the front door and an automated teller machine, officials said.

Wheel steal

Cops cuffed a teen who swiped a man’s bike from a rack on Smith Street on Oct. 5.

The 19-year-old had snagged the victim’s pricey bike from the spot where it was parked between First and Second places, but police spotted him riding the wrong way down a one-way street and stopped him at about 10 pm, according to authorities.

Nasty trio

A trio of baddies punched a guy in the face and stole his cash on W. Ninth Street on Oct. 8, police said.

The 49-year-old victim told police he was near Columbia and Hicks streets at about 1:20 am when the three punks struck him with closed fistsNasrty and stole $80 in cash, officials said.

Unhappy meal!

Police are looking for a 27-year-old woman who punched another 44-year-old woman in the face at a McDonald’s Restaurant on Hamilton Avenue on Oct. 7.

The suspect struck the victim in the cheek, scratching her nose and chin in the eatery near Centre Street at about 12:45 am, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:54 pm, July 9, 2018
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