Sneak thief grabs $70K from a Brinks vehicle and keeps on truckin’

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

What the truck

A freeloader stole $70,000 from a Brinks security truck, and a worker only noticed when it was returned to a Kent Avenue dock on Oct. 12.

The worker was unloading the money hauler by Hooper Street at 7:20 pm when he saw one of the bags had been cut and the loot was missing, authorities said.

Daytime heist

Authorities are hunting for a creeper who broke into a Lafayette Avenue apartment and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and alcohol while its owner was gone on Oct. 12.

The bandit accessed the residence near Cumberland Street by door and took a yellow metal bracelet, Lanvin leather choker, Chanel pearl brooch, designer rings, and bottles of spirits, cops said.

Senior stab

Cops cuffed a guy who allegedly randomly stabbed a senior on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 13.

The 69-year-old victim told police he was walking to his parked car by DeKalb Avenue at 7:30 pm when he noticed the suspect sitting on his car. He then lunged towards the oldster with a pair of scissors and stabbed him in the right shoulder, causing a small puncture wound. A witness called police and authorities arrived on the scene to arrest the man, a report said.

Snatch and dash

Some jerk stole a woman’s phone and wallet after getting into an argument on South Portland Avenue on Oct. 12.

The punk arrived at the residence near South Elliott Place at 7 am and got into an argument with the woman, she told cops. The thief then walked over and took her phone from the couch and hit her when she tried to get it back before fleeing, according to a report.

B train beatdown

Police are searching for a bruiser who followed a man on a Coney Island-bound B train and repeatedly hit him with a baton on Oct. 10.

The victim pushed onto the orange bullet at 7th Avenue and bumped into the brute, which started an argument. The man then changed cars at Atlantic Avenue station but the lout followed him and kept hitting him with the instrument, cutting his head, police said.

Work woes

A burglar broke into a Washington Avenue apartment and stole a woman’s computer, jewelry, and iPad while she was at work on Oct. 9.

The filcher entered her abode near Fulton Street through an unknown point while she was gone between 8:05 am and 6:45 am and took $650 of her belongings, authorities said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:53 pm, July 9, 2018
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