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Thief swipes jewelry from Seventh Street apartment

78th Precinct

Park Slope

The visitor

A jerk stole some jewelry from an apartment on Seventh Street on March 28.

The 46-year-old victim told cops she entered her apartment near Fifth Avenue at 11:45 am and heard a noise upstairs. “Hello?” she shouted, then heard someone skedaddle — and saw a gold car speed off outside. She went upstairs, only to discover that her sapphire ring, several gold necklaces, and earrings worth nearly $9,000 were gone.

Fast and furious

A quick-moving crook swiped a fancy bike from a cycling shop on Fifth Avenue on March 31.

A worker at R & A Cycles near Baltic Street told cops that a man with a hooded sweatshirt entered the store between 2 and 4:30 pm, then snatched a red Giant bike and a white bike frame — totally more than $3,000.

Dirty, dancing

A thief snatched some cash from a dance studio on Fourth Avenue on March 29.

A worker at Salsa, Salsa near Dean Street told cops the intruder snuck into the building through an unlocked rear window at 3:55 am, then grabbed a tan safe — full of $1,000 — and fled.

Cops later discovered an alarm at the studio had been disabled.

Free rider

Someone stole a motorcycle on Union Street on March 28.

The 47-year-old victim told cops he parked, locked, and covered his blue 2009 Kawasaki motorbike near Fifth Avenue at 8 pm, then went home. He came back the next day at 7:45 am and discovered the $13,500 ride was gone.

Hurt locker

A lock-picking crook snatched some cash and clothes from a gym-goer on Ninth Street on March 27.

The 23-year-old victim told cops she placed her wallet and an American Apparel hoodie in a locker at a YMCA near Sixth Avenue at 8:15 pm. She went for a sweaty workout, came back two hours later, and discovered $13 cash and the sweatshirt were gone.

A thief also stole rings and a watch from a 50-year-old woman in the same locker room minutes later.

Bad Trip

A perp stole a sweet camera from an apartment on Eighth Avenue between March 23 and 28.

The 38-year-old victim told cops he left a kitchen window of his apartment near 13th Street open, then traveled to Boston. He came back three days later and discovered his black $1,500 Cannon camera and a gray Mac laptop gone. Neighbors told police they saw nothing suspicious.

The geek

A thief swiped a video game player from an apartment on Sixth Street on March 27.

The 23-year-old victim told cops the thief entered her apartment near Fifth Avenue between 6:40 and 8:40 pm, grabbed an XBox and three laptops, and fled.

A neighbor said she heard and saw nothing.

— Natalie O’Neill

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

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