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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Off the chain

A thief took off with a woman’s bike parked on Union Street on July 5.

The victim told cops that she chained her two-wheeler to a scaffold near Eighth Avenue around 8:24 pm and returned later to find it gone. Cops say a good Samaritan snapped a photo of the bandit in action as he fled, and left a photo of it at the site of the theft.

Wallet snatch

Some nogoodnik grabbed a wallet at a Flatbush Avenue animal facility on July 5.

Cops say the victim was at the location near Prospect Park around 2:10 pm, and put his wallet down at 3:15 pm. He says minutes later some crook took and ran off with the wallet — which contained several of the victim’s identification cards, police reported.

Ragin’ on the road

Two seperate road rage attacks led to physical assault and property damage:

• A motorcyclist punched a rental van’s side-view mirror on Flatbush Avenue on July 9.

The victim told police he was driving the van near Pacific Street around 3:26 pm when the cyclist hit it.

• Police arrested a woman who they say assaulted a pedestrian on Third Street on July 14.

Officers say the victim was near Seventh Avenue when the suspect got out her car, called her a “b----,” and threw a glass bottle at her head, leaving her with swelling on the right side of her face.

Scalped

Cops busted a woman who they say brutally assaulted another woman at a temporary housing building on Eighth Avenue on July 10.

Cops say the suspect was at the location near 14th Street around 7:55 pm when she repeatedly punched another woman’s face and ripped her hair from her scalp.

According to police, the victim sustained swelling and other injuries, and the suspect was arrested minutes after the attack.

Shop till you get caught

Police arrested a man for stealing groceries at a Third Street market on July 9.

Cops say the 48-year-old suspect entered the store near Third Avenue around 7:55 am and placed dozens of items in a bag before attempting to leave. A store employee alerted authorities, and police recovered refrigerated and frozen packages of steak, fish, and ribs, according to the report.

— Alexandra Simon

Posted 12:00 am, July 25, 2018
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