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Thief steals pricey diamond ring

78th Precinct

Park Slope

I don’t

A crook swiped a $10,000 engagement ring from a home on Fifth Street on July 29.

The 43-year-old victim told cops she left her diamond ring, a watch, and gold bracelets in a drawer in her bedroom near Eighth Avenue at 10 pm. She came back at 9 pm the next day, discovered it gone, then later told cops a maid visited her home while she was away.

Gold grab

A jerk snatched some jewelry from a man on Fourth Avenue on Aug. 5.

The victim told cops he was with his family near Degraw Street at 3:15 pm when a thug grabbed his gold chain and ran away.

Rubber raid

A perp swiped the tires off of a fancy car parked on Butler Street on July 30.

The victim told cops he parked a BMW near Nevins Street at 2 pm, came back the next day at 9:30 am — then discovered two tires and two rims gone.

Easy Mac

A jerk stole a laptop from a car parked on Eighth Street on Aug. 2.

The 29-year-old victim told cops he left his MacBook Pro, a passport, and some credit cards inside a 2009 Volkswagen parked near Seventh Avenue at 1:30 am. He came back seven hours later and discovered them gone — with no sign of broken glass.

Bike bandit

A thief stole two bicycles from outside an upscale cycling shop on Fifth Avenue on Aug. 1.

A worker told cops a crook swiped a Linus and a Sirrus bike — worth about $2,600 in total— from a vehicle parked in front of Bicycle Habitat near 11th Street at 1:30 pm.

Toyota taken

A thief stole a car parked on President Street on July 30.

The 49-year-old victim told cops she parked her blue 2000 Toyota Camry near Eighth Avenue at 7:30 am, then came back the next evening and discovered it gone — with no sign of broken glass.

Bad biker

A quick-moving jerk jacked a cellphone from a woman on Baltic Street on Aug. 8.

The 46-year-old victim told cops she was on her way home near Fourth Avenue at 1 am when a man on a bike snatched the iPhone in her hand then sped east.

Missing speakers

A crook swiped some electronic goodies from a car parked on Third Avenue on July 30.

The 39-year-old victim told cops he left his green 1994 Toyota Corolla — full of speakers, a TV, and an amplifier — near Ninth Street at midnight, then came came back seven hours later and spotted his window broken and the electronics gone.

— Natalie O’Neill

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at ttracy@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2525.

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