Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Two thugs stole a man’s wallet on Schermerhorn Street on Oct. 21.
The victim said he was near Nevins Street at 6:35 pm when one of the thieves approached him and asked, “Waz up?”
Before he could answer, the men grabbed his wallet and ran off.
A thief stole four laptops from an office on Washington Street overnight on Oct. 18.
A manager at the space, between Water and Front streets, said that four laptops were left unattended at 6:30 pm. When he returned the next morning, the computers were no longer there.
A thief stole a woman’s cellphone on Bridge Street on Oct. 21.
The victim said she was near Willoughby Street at 10 pm when the man snatched her phone and fled.
A robber stole $260 from a Fulton Street bank on Oct. 20.
A teller at the bank, between Boerum Place and Pearl Street, said the thief walked in at 3:30 pm and passed her a note demanding cash. She gave him the small sum, and he walked out with the stash.
A thief stole a car from Poplar Street overnight on Oct. 20.
The car’s owner said that she parked her 1998 Volvo near Henry Street at 6 pm. When she returned the next day at 7:50 pm, it was no longer there.
Three teens were arrested for allegedly stealing a cellphone from a fellow student at a high school on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Oct 18.
The victim said the thieves surrounded him in a hallway at the Urban Assembly HS at Bridge Street at 11:25 am and stole his Blackberry.
But the cell snatchers didn’t have long — three hours later, cops said they found their men.
— Daniel Bush