Three thugs beat up a couple on Seventh Avenue on Sept. 25.
A 21-year-old victim told cops that she was near Carroll Street at 12:45 am, when three men jumped her boyfriend and then grabbed her from behind. One of them put his hand over her mouth, grabbed an iPhone from her hand and ran away.
A jerk swiped some fancy perfume from an apartment on President Street overnight on Sept. 25.
The 25-year-old victim told cops that she did not lock her apartment near Fifth Avenue when she left at 4 pm, but when she returned 14 hours later, she discovered that a crook had swiped her MacBook Pro, digital camera, and $100 bottle of Jo Malone perfume.
At least two motorists returned to their vehicles with bad news:
• A thief snatched the tires off a car on Seventh Street overnight on Sept. 24.
The 31-year-old victim told cops that he parked his Nissan Maxima near Eighth Avenue at 6:30 pm, then came back a 11:15 the next morning to find that his driver’s-side tires, which cost $1,800, were gone.
• A Nissan Maxima owner found his tires gone on Douglass Street near Fourth Avenue overnight on Sept. 26. The owner told cops that he parked his 2010 roadster at 8 pm and came back 10 hours later to find all four aluminum rims and all four Goodyear tires gone.
Douglass Street and Fourth Avenue
A jerk stole a film projector from a restaurant on First Street on Sept. 19.
An employee at Botanica near Sixth Avenue told cops that he left the place unlocked so contractors could do some work in the basement at around 1:15 pm. Not long after, a man wearing a jogging jacket walked through the front door, grabbed a $1,000 digital projector and a $100 set of poker chips before running away.
A crook jacked a Nissan from a parking lot on Second Avenue overnight on Sept. 26.
The 29-year-old victim told cops that he parked his gray 2001 Nissan Maxima near Seventh Street at 6 pm, then went to sleep at an apartment nearby. He came back at 6 am to discover that the car was missing.
A jerk stole a car on Fifth Street near Sixth Avenue on Sept. 25 or 26.
The 31-year-old victim told cops that he parked his white Camry at 10 pm and returned 24 hours later to find it gone.
A thief snatched a purse from a bar-goer on Fifth Avenue on Sept. 27.
The 30-year-old victim told cops that she had set her black leather Kate Spade purse on top of a stranger’s bicycle outside the bar near Second Street at 4:30 am, then walked away. She returned 20 minutes later and discovered the bag, along with the Green Card inside, missing.
It’s important to note that foreigners sometimes have a greater level of trust in their fellow man.
A crook jacked a car parked on 12th Street near Fourth Avenue overnight on Sept. 27.
The 39-year-old victim told cops that he parked his 1998 BMW at 8 pm and returned 14 hours later to find it gone.
A jerk stole a car on Eighth Avenue near Third Street overnight on Sept. 30.
The 46-year-old victim told cops that she parked her Highlander at 5:30 pm and returned 12 hours later to find it gone.
— Natalie O’Neill