Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A thief stole $3,000 from Hank’s Saloon on Atlantic Avenue on Dec. 18.
The honky-tonk bar’s owner told police that someone entered the taproom at Third Avenue at 5 am and removed the cash from a box beneath the bar.
A thief swiped a purse after a woman briefly left it unattended on Henry Street on Dec. 16.
The woman said she left the bag on a bench between Pineapple and Orange streets at 2 pm, but it was gone when she returned five minutes later.
A thief did some Christmas shopping, stealing a woman’s wallet in a Hoyt Street store on Dec. 12.
The victim said that she was inside the store at Livingston street at noon when someone grabbed the wallet from her purse.
At least four vehicles were stolen:
• A thief stole a car from Willow Street between Clark and Pierrepont streets during the day on Dec. 15.
• A thief stole a van from York Street between Pearl and Jay streets between 6 pm and 11:50 pm on Dec. 13.
• A thief stole a car from Hanover Place between the Fulton Mall and Grove Place at 8:10 am on Dec. 15.
• A bicycle was swiped from a Henry Street home between State and Joralemon streets overnight on Dec. 13.
A crook stole 45 pillows from a window display at a Washington Street store overnight on Dec. 15.
An employee at the store between York and Front streets told cops that she closed at 7:15 pm and returned the next day at 11 am to find that the display window had been smashed and the pillows were missing.
Thieves stole tools from a Pacific Street construction site overnight on Dec. 11.
The site’s manager said that he left the lot between Bond and Nevins streets at 6:30 pm and returned the next morning at 8 to discover that $3,750 worth of tools were missing.
— Daniel Bush
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