Teen thief snatches items from a lingerie shop

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Girly thief

Cops busted a 17-year-old kid for allegedly stealing panties, flip flops, and other feminine items from a Flatbush Avenue lingerie store on Oct. 16.

An employee told police the suspect was caught trying to flee the store near Atlantic Avenue with the stolen girly stuff at 4 pm, when security managed to recover an ill-gotten sweater, pants, flip flops, and six pairs of underwear.

Pedaling crime

A thief stole a man’s Fuji bike he had locked up in front of his 10th Street apartment building on Oct. 7.

The victim told police he chained his bike to a gate outside his home between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 11 am, and returned two days later find his pricey ride stolen.

Gentleman bruiser

Police arrested a 20-year-old man for punching a woman in the face on Atlantic Avenue on Oct. 18.

The victim told police she was between Fort Greene Place and S. Portland Avenue at 1:05 pm, when the suspect socked her in the jaw.

Cops arrested the suspect later that day, booking him on assault charges, according to a police report.

Wheel crime

Cops nabbed a suspected bike thief after the cycle’s owner allegedly spotted him in the act on Vanderbilt Avenue on Oct. 19.

The victim told police he was near St. Marks Avenue at 12:29 am, when he spotted the suspect trying to cut through his lock.

The suspect fled after realizing he’d been spotted, but police collared him nearby after the victim pointed him out, and the patrolmen discovered he was carrying burglar’s tools, a gravity knife, and drug paraphernalia, cops said.

Have a beer!

Some brute attacked a man inside a St. Marks Place beer hall at 2:55 am.

The victim was arguing with a couple of other guys over who was next on the pool table at the bar between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 2:55 am, when all of a sudden one of them smacked him something that left his face all cut up.

The attacker managed to flee without getting identified, while the victim ended up in Methodist Hospital for treatment, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 5:53 pm, July 9, 2018
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