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Woman swipes man’s watch and shoes in hotel room

88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Watch it!

A wretch stole a guy’s watch from his wrist while the two were inside a Washington Avenue hotel room on March 4, police said.

The 21-year-old victim told police he met the rogue at a Manhattan club that night and she brought him back to the hotel near Greene Avenue at about 3:30 am. When they got inside the room, the crook told him, “Your watch is bother me,” and took it off him and put it in his shoes, cops said.

The weasel then ran off with the guy’s shoes and his rose gold Rolex watch, according to authorities.


Some crook stole a woman’s Citi Bike after she had tried to lock it up at a docking station near Saint Edwards Street on Feb. 18, police said.

The woman told police she returned the bike to the station near Myrtle Avenue at about 4:15 pm and heard it click, but was contacted by the group saying it was never returned and when she went to go check 30 minutes later, it was gone, cops said.

A Citi Bike employee told authorities the bike was never docked.

Villainous visitor

A sneak swiped a guy’s phone and laptop from his Clinton Avenue apartment on March 1, police said.

The 38-year-old victim told cops he let the cur into his apartment near Union Street at about 5:30 am and went to bed, and when he woke up at 7 am, noticed the punk had stolen his iPhone and Apple laptop, according to authorities.

Bad parking spot

A malefactor stole a woman’s bag from her car that was double-parked on Ashland Place on March 1, police said.

The woman told police she left her car double-parked and unlocked near Fulton Street for about one minute at 7:45 am when some jerk reached in and took her pocketbook with $800, two credit cards, car keys, and an iPhone inside, according to authorities.

Sorry straphanger

A nogoodnik swiped a senior’s bag she had accidentally left on a Fulton Street bus stop bench on Feb. 17, police said.

The 68-year-old woman told authorities she left the bag on the bench near Lafayette Avenue and then hopped on the B25 bus at about 5 pm, and when she returned the next day at 2 pm, her bag, with her passport, driver’s license, and two credit cards inside, was gone, according to authorities. A stranger contacted the woman to return it to her but never did, police said.

Grab and go

A sneak stole a guy’s credit cards and glasses from his car parked on S. Portland Avenue on March 4, police said.

The 46-year-old told police the malefactor broke into his car parked between Hanson and S. Elliott Places at about 10 am and when he returned at 10:48 am, his four credit cards and glasses were gone, officials said.

Bye bye, bicycle

A crook rode off with a guy’s motorcycle parked on Greene Avenue sometime bewteen Feb. 24 and Feb. 26, police said.

The 28-year-old told police he parked and locked his 2011 DUC two-wheeler near Adelphi Street at about 6 pm on Feb. 24, and when he returned on Feb. 26 a little after midnight, it was gone, cops said.

— Julianne Cuba

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