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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Street attack

A ruffian pushed a teen to the ground and stole his phone and cash on Tillary Street on Feb. 1, police said.

The 16-year-old victim told cops he was walking near Jay Street under some scaffolding at about 5 pm when the tough pushed him to the ground and grabbed his Samsung Galaxy phone and cash from his pocket, and then ran off, according to authorities.

Data breach

A criminal swiped a guy’s laptop and other items from his Washington Street apartment on Jan. 28, police said.

The victim told cops he had left his apartment at about 11 am and when he returned an hour later noticed some cur had pried open his front door near Water Street, and ran out with his laptop, backpack, passport, and wallet, according to authorities.

Big break

Some nogoodnik broke into a Front Street building on Jan. 31, police said.

The crook broke into the office building near the Brooklyn Bridge at about 1:30 am, causing damage to the window, and swiped laptops, a camera, passport, a camera lens, and checkbook, according to authorities.

Five-finger discount

A pair of weasels stole clothes from an Atlantic Avenue boutique on Jan. 31, police said.

The two baddies ran out of the clothing store near Smith Street at about noon with winter jackets, officials said.

Bathroom bandit

A lout swiped a woman’s bag from a fast-food restaurant bathroom on Feb. 2, police said.

The victim told cops she had left her bag with her debit card, cash, and driver’s license inside it on a counter inside the bathroom near Gallatin Place at about 11 pm, and when she went to get it 15 minutes later, it was gone, official said.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 8:31 am, February 6, 2019
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