Cops cuffed a man who they say stole a teddy bear from a pharmacy on Smith Street on Feb. 13.
Police said they observed the suspect leave the store between Union and President streets with the large white teddy bear at 1:14 pm on the day before Valentine’s Day without paying for it. Police arrested the 28-year-old man and charged him with petty larceny.
A miscreant robbed a woman while she was walking on Clinton Street and talking on her cellphone on Feb. 12.
The 51-year-old victim said she was near First Place and speaking on the phone when the unknown man whipped out a box cutter and told her “give me everything you have” at 8:40 pm. She then gave the thief her iPhone 6s and $200 in cash. The man fled on Clinton Street towards Court Street.
Police said they did not find the thief after searching the area.
A jerk walked off with a woman’s bag while she was breaking up a fight in a bar on Van Brunt Street on Jan. 28.
The 42-year-old victim said she left her purse on a seat at the bar near Pioneer Street at 1 am and went to try and stop a dispute that was happening. However, when she returned at 3:40 am, her bag was gone, police reported. It had her driver’s license and a Capital One debit card inside.
Police said someone attempted to withdraw money using the card at an automated teller machine the next day.
Officers arrested a man who they say tried to steal makeup from a pharmacy on Smith Street on Feb. 13.
A security guard at the pharmacy near Warren Street said he saw a man put a variety of cosmetic items, including lip balm and nail polish, into his jacket and tried to leave without paying. The guard stopped the man and held him until police came.
Police said they arrested the 30-year-old and charged him with petty larceny.
— Adam Lucente
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