Sneak swipes man’s belongings from gym locker

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Jacket snatcher

A thief stole a man’s at an Atlantic Avenue gym on April 15.

The victim told cops he left his coat with his wallet, bank card, and identification in the locker room at the fitness center near Boerum Place while he worked out between 7 and 8:30 p.m., and when he returned, someone had snatched it.

Purse prowler

A sneak stole a woman’s purse at Albee Square West on April 16.

Police said the victim placed her bag next to her at Flatbush Avenue Extension at 7 p.m. and then the lout nabbed it.

Ring thief

A purloiner bagged a pricey ring at a Front Street gym on April 17.

The victim took off her $7,000 ring in a locker room at the fitness center near Adams Street around 3 p.m. to put on lotion, but when she left, she noticed that she had forgotten it, according to police,

When she went back to check 40 minutes later, the ring was gone, cops said.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 12:37 pm, April 24, 2019
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