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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Apple picking

Cops are hunting for the thief who they say snatched a pricey iPhone X from a woman’s hand aboard a Manhattan-bound D train at the 36th Street subway station on Nov. 24.

The victim told police the crook grabbed her smartphone from her hand as the train pulled into the station near Fourth Avenue at 9 pm, and fled topside with her pricey phone.

Rough ride

Police cuffed a man after he was allegedly spotted in the act of stealing a car parked on Fourth Avenue on Nov. 25.

A witness called police after allegedly spying the 20-year-old suspect inside the victim’s car between 53rd and 54th streets in an attempt to drive off with it at 5:24 pm, and the man tried to flee on foot after seeing cops approach.

The patrolmen caught up with the suspect after a brief foot chase, and cuffed him, cops said.

Thank you for shopping

Detectives tracked down a man accused of trashing a Sixth Avenue bodega on Nov. 20.

The victim told police the suspect started throwing merchandise around his deli between 44th and 45th streets at 8:10 pm, at points destroying his commercial-grade coffee machine and a window.

The suspect had been arrested the day before for allegedly shoplifting, and threw his tantrum as retribution for the store owner’s reporting him to police, cops said.

Investigators tracked him down on Nov. 21, charging him with felony criminal mischief, according to police.

What a dope

Cops are hunting the man suspected of selling heroin to another man on Fifth Avenue on Nov. 20.

The suspect handed off the dope in exchange for cash between 48th and 49th streets at 3:44 pm, and while police were able to nab the buyer, the dealer managed to flee, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Posted 12:00 am, November 28, 2018
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