Thief snatches cash from Bay shopper • Brooklyn Paper

Thief snatches cash from Bay shopper

61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest—
Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Cash grab

A thief nabbed $40 from a woman shopping at a Kings Highway store on July 19.

The victim told police she was making a purchase at the store between E. 17th Street and Kings Highway at 6:30 p.m., when the robber snatched the cash from her hand.

The woman chased after the thief and her stolen money, but the bandit punched her in the face, before making good on his escape, cops said.

Pedaling crime

A burglar nabbed $1,400 worth of bicycles from an E. 19th Street home on July 16.

The victim told police the burglar broke into the storage room near Quentin Road sometime between 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., before cutting a lock and fleeing with the bikes, cops said.


A burglar ransacked an E. 29th Street home sometime between July 14 and July 15.

The victim told police that she returned to her home near Avenue Z to discover a bedroom window ajar, and her passport, jewelry, and a safe were stolen, cops said.

— Chandler Kidd

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