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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

While he was sleeping

A pickpocketer swiped a guy’s wallet while on a Manhattan-bound subway on Feb. 8, police said.

The victim told cops he fell asleep on a Q train after getting on at Church Avenue, and when he woke up near Atlantic Avenue at about 8 am, his iPhone and wallet — with his credit cards and driver’s license inside it — were gone, according to authorities.

Shattered glass

Some jerk smashed the window of a woman’s car parked on Waverly Avenue on Feb. 10 and swiped her bag, wallet, and documents, police said.

The victim said she parked her car near Atlantic Avenue at about 3:30 am and when she went back to get it about an hour later, the back driver’s-side window was shattered and the baddie had run off with her Louis Vuitton bag with her wallet, cash, tax forms, and backpack inside it, according to authorities.

No standing anytime

Cops cuffed a guy on Feb. 7 for refusing to leave a Flatbush Avenue Extension fast food joint and assaulting an officer.

A police officer told the suspect to leave the eatery near Fulton Street a little before 3 am, after management had told him to get lost multiple times, but he refused and scratched the cop in the face, according to authorities.

Sandwich snatcher

Police arrested a man who they say stole sandwiches from a Flatbush Avenue Extension store and threatened an employee with a knife on Feb. 9, police said.

The suspect stashed $13 worth of egg salad sandwiches from the chain store near Fulton Street at about 6:30 am, and when an employee tried to stop him, he took out a knife and said, “If you don’t give me the sandwich, I’m going to kill you,” according to authorities. Cops ultimately cuffed the suspect after he still continued to fight and push them, police said.

— Julianne Cuba

Posted 12:00 am, February 13, 2019
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