Cops are tracking a new breed of criminal — the sucker seer.
Police in Park Slope’s 78th Precinct say they’re inundated with reports of thefts of satellite guidance systems from cars with a tell-tale sign: the suction cup that connects the fancy digital maps to the windshield.
“Those suction cups are the dead giveaway,” said an officer at the 78th Precinct. “The thieves see it and they know there’s a GPS in the car somewhere — and we’re seeing a spike in those crimes.”
The extent of the problem is unclear, but cops are clearly concerned.
“Tell everyone: take the suction cup off the windshield,” the officer said.