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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Biked into the night

A pilferer stole a man’s 2009 Yamaha motorbike from its Sixth Avenue parking spot at some point between June 17 and 18.

The bike was parked between 48th and 49th streets and the sneak stole it between 10:30 pm on June 17 and 12:30 am the following day, cops reported.

Laundered and swiped

A thief stole a purse with identification and debit cards inside from a 39th Street laundromat on June 18.

The theft occurred between Fourth and Fifth avenues between 9:15 am and 11:45 am, according to the report.

Stolen from the street

A crook stole a man’s 2002 gold Honda CRV from its 58th Street parking spot on June 18.

The man told police he parked his ride between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 9:30 am, and returned at 5 pm, to find the car missing.

Sale and steal

A lowlife stole a shopper’s handbag containing $800 from an Eighth Avenue store on June 18.

The victim put her bag under a clothes rack while she was shopping in the store between 59th and 60th streets at around 2:30 pm, when the thief grabbed the bag and fled, police said.

Broke in and cashed out

A sneak broke into a 2016 Ford Carry-All parked on Third Avenue on June 21 and forged and cashed a blank check worth more than $4,100.

The theft occurred at 37th Street just after 3 pm, and the thief also caused less than $1,000 worth of damage to the car door, according to authorities.

Packed a punch

A lout punched a man in the face after the pair got into a verbal dispute on Fifth Avenue on June 22.

The assault occurred at 40th Street at around 6:30 pm, and left the victim cut and bleeding, cops said.

Gut punch

A trio of punks punched a drunk man on his stomach and face and then tried to steal his wallet and phone on Fourth Avenue on June 24.

Police say the man was near 48th Street at 1:30 am when the delinquents hit him, causing him to fall and hit his head on the ground, before trying to rob him. When that proved unsuccessful, they fled in a silver Sedan on Fourth Avenue towards 47th Street, according to the report.

Night flight

A punk punched a man multiple times and stole his watch and his wallet, with identification cards inside, on 58th Street on June 24.

The assault occurred at Fourth Avenue just after 2 am, and the perp fled on foot after, according to the report.

— Julianne McShane

Updated 5:41 pm, July 9, 2018
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