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76th Precinct

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Basketball bully

A nogoodnik swiped a kid’s cellphone while he was playing basketball on Lorraine Street on Feb. 7, police said.

The kid was shooting hoops with his brother near Clinton Street at about 4:10 pm when the jerk grabbed his black iPhone 5S, according to authorities.

Midnight break-in

Cops cuffed a woman on Feb. 12 who they say broke into a Court Street restaurant and stole electronics sometime overnight on Feb. 7.

The suspect entered through the restaurant’s front door between Sackett and Degraw streets sometime between 12:30 am and 8:45 am and swiped a Samsung tablet, two iPods, and $100, according to authorities.

Now you see it

A swift scoundrel made off with a guy’s bike from outside his apartment on Summit Street on Feb. 4, police said.

The victim told cops he chained up his two-wheeler outside his building near Van Brunt Street at about 5:15 pm, but when he returned just a minute later, it was gone. The punk who stole the bike also got away with an attached child’s seat, according to authorities.

Drug score

Police cuffed a woman for allegedly stealing a bunch of over-the-counter drugs and lotion from a Court Street store on Feb. 12.

The 39-year-old allegedly stole Tylenol, Benadryl, Advil, baby powder, and body cream from the store between First and Second places at about 10:15 pm, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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