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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights– Dumbo–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Break-in and grab

A lout broke into a guy’s Duffield Street apartment and stole his jewelry sometime overnight on Feb. 6 through Feb. 8, police said. The sneak broke into his apartment through an unlocked front door near Willoughby Street and stole a diamond-studded ring, Tiffany and Co. silver ring, diamond bracelet, gold mesh wash, and a Daniel Wellington watch worth a total of $2,170, officials said.

School bully

A crook stole a student’s wallet while he was at school at Metrotech Center on Jan. 26, police said.The student told police about a week later on Feb. 6 that he was in class near Jay Street at about 4 pm when he got an alert from his bank that some jerk made charges to his credit cards, and then realized his wallet with his credit cards, cash, student identification card, and Trinidad and Tobago identification card were all gone, according to authorities.

Gym rat!

Some jerk stole a woman’s bag with her wallet inside from a gym locker on Duffield Street on Feb. 9, police said. The woman told police she left her Michael Kors plum-colored purse inside an unlocked locker at the gym near Fulton Street at about 12:30 pm, and when she went to get it a few hours later, her bag with her wallet, makeup, and headphones were all gone, according to authorities.

Bathroom break-in

A punk stole a woman’s wallet from her jacket pocket inside a transit building on Livingston Street on Feb. 10, police said. The woman told police she had gone to the bathroom inside the Metropolitan Transportation Authority center between Smith and Hoyt streets at about 10 am and left her wallet inside her coat pocket, and when she returned at 1:5 pm, it was missing, with her credit and debit cards inside, and her Metropolitan Transportation Authority pass, officials said.

By Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:54 pm, July 9, 2018
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