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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Nap time

A crook threatened a man with a baseball bat and stole his slippers on Bay Parkway on July 29.

The incident occurred at Shore Parkway just after 3:30 am, when the baddie confronted the driver and demanded he get out of the car, adding that he wanted to talk to him. The lowlife then reached into the car, turned off the ignition, and took the keys before going back to his own car, grabbing the baseball bat, and chasing the driver down police said.

When the victim ran away, his slippers fell off his feet, and the thief swiped them, police added.

Secret shopping spree

A sneak stole more than $1,400 from the bank account of a Bay 16th Street woman on July 23.

The woman, who lives between Benson Avenue and Rutherford Place, told police that the thief made the transactions without stealing her debit card.

Car shopping

A thief stole jewelry and designer sunglasses from a woman’s car parked on Bay 29th Street on July 24.

The theft occurred at the parking spot between 86th Street and Benson Avenue at around 6 pm, police said.

Phone jacked

A pair of louts threatened a man with a knife and stole his phone on W. 12th Street on July 24.

The incident occurred at Avenue P just before midnight, when one of the punks bumped into the man on purpose and accused him of damaging his phone, and demanded money in return, according to the report.

When the man refused to pay, the thief patted him down, and another crook appeared and flashed a knife, police said. The man fled the scene out of fear, and realized his phone was gone, police said, adding that he sustained a minor abrasion to his hands and wrist.

Afternoon home invasion

A baddie broke into a 73rd Street home on July 24 and stole electronics, jewelry, and a backpack, police said.

The break-in and theft occurred at the home at 16th Avenue around 2:30 pm, when the crook broke in and exited through a side window, according to police.

Early morning theft

Police arrested two men who allegedly stole clothes from an Avenue P store where they used to work on July 25.

The alleged theft occurred at the store at W. Fourth Street just after 7:45 am, according to the report.

Gone in a second

A thief stole a man’s wallet with his MetroCard and credit and debit cards inside when he put it down on a shelf while shopping at a store on Avenue U on July 25.

The theft occurred at the store at W. Eighth Street around 12:30 pm, police said.

Not just a pretty face

A baddie stole makeup from an 18th Avenue store on July 25.

The theft occurred at the store at 64th Street around 6:30 pm, when the lout filled his bag with the cosmetics, according to the report.

Stealing spree

A pilferer stole clothes from a Bay Parkway store on July 26, police said.

The theft occurred at the store near Shore Parkway around 9:15 am, and after, the thief fled in a gray four-door Sedan on Shore Parkway towards Bay Ridge, police said.

Stolen in broad daylight

Some nogoodnik stole a woman’s purse — with her phone, social security card, and debit and credit cards inside — from her unlocked car parked on Bath Avenue on July 26.

The theft occurred at the 25th Avenue parking spot at some point before 1 pm, police said.

Almost too easy

A thief stole $1,500 plus credit and debit cards from an unlocked car on Bay Parkway on July 26.

The car was parked at Shore Parkway, and the criminal made the steal sometime before 1:30 pm, police said, adding that he or she went on to use the credit cards at various stores.

Window of opportunity

A knife-toting lout tried to break into a man’s Avenue O apartment through a window on July 27.

The attempted break-in occurred at the home between W. Fourth and Fifth streets just before 9:30 am, when the perp first rang the man’s doorbell and knocked on the door after he entered the building through an unlocked front door, police said.

Then, he tried to break in by lifting the window with a knife, but when the man closed the window on the lout, he fled on Avenue O towards W. Sixth Street, according to the report.

Gone while at the laundry

A miscreant broke into a woman’s W. 10th Street home and stole $300 plus credit and debit cards on July 27.

The theft occurred at the home between Avenues O and P around 9:45 am, when the woman returned home from the laundromat to find both her living room and bedroom windows wide open, according to police.

The crook who couldn’t

An aspiring robber tried to break into a man’s 84th Street home on July 29 by opening numerous windows and screens, police said.

The attempted break-in occurred at the home between 14th and 15th avenues just before 5 am, according to the report.

— Julianne McShane

Updated 9:13 am, August 1, 2018
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