Wedding ring stolen!

84th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Always but not forever

A thief stole a couple’s wedding ring from an apartment on Myrtle Avenue between June 22 and June 24.

The 32-year-old victim told cops he left for vacation on June 22 at 7 pm, and gave his friend the key to his apartment to look after his dog. When he returned at 4 pm on June 24, the $2,000 wedding ring — which featured an inscription reading “Always & Forever” — was gone.

Money place

A swindler hustled a man looking for an apartment on Carlton Avenue on June 12.

The 37-year-old victim told cops the crook helped him find an apartment and drafted a contract for him, but when the eager tenant gave the man $1,100 at Flushing Avenue at 6 pm, the thief vanished with the cash never to be heard from again.

Tub thief

A fixture fiend stole a bathtub and a sink from a house on Lafayette Avenue between June 27 and June 28.

The 49-year-old victim told cops he had hired someone to remove scrap metal from his house between Waverly and Washington avenues who reportedly admitted to taking the tub.


A crook stole a bag from McDonalds on Flatbush Avenue on June 30.

The 30-year-old victim told cops he put his bag next to him while eating at the store at Fulton Street at midnight, but found it missing when he went to retrieve it at 1:30 am.

395 Flatbush Ave.


A roving pack of marauders tried to steal a woman’s cellphone on Lafayette Avenue on June 30.

The 35-year-old victim told cops she was between Cumberland and South Oxford streets at 11:47 pm, when five shirtless men tried to steal her phone.

They were unsuccessful, according to investigators.

Phone bash

A crook tried to steal a cellphone from a man on Willoughby Avenue on June 30.

The 53-year-old victim told cops he was at Clermont Avenue when a man approached him from behind.

“Gimme the phone!” the crook said, according to police documents.

The perp then struck the victim in the head before fleeing at 9 pm.

Park punchers

A pack of perps beat and stabbed a man in a brutal Fort Greene Park mugging on June 25.

The 24-year-old victim said he was playing hoops in the park on Myrtle Avenue when he was approached by six men at 3 pm.

“Do you got the time?” one of the men asked.

After the victim retrieved his phone from his pocket to check, the man started to punch him and stabbed his leg, according to cops.

Hard lemonade time

Cops cuffed a woman accused of drinking alcohol in public and biting police officers on Lafayette Avenue on June 30.

Police said the woman was sipping Mike’s Hard Lemonade and dropped a bottle onto the street between Classon Avenue and Hall Street. Officers say they placed her under arrest because she had no identification at 3:35 am — but while they were taking her into custody she bit two cops.

— Eli Rosenberg

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