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Cops: Suspect stole $200 from woman

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Grab that dough

Cops cuffed a man who they say stole hundreds of dollars from a woman at a hotel on Hamilton Avenue on April 1, police said.

The man, 20, got into an argument with the 21-year-old victim near Bowne Street around 8:40 pm and took $200 from her bag, according to cops. The woman said she tried to stop the perp, who pushed her and fled. The victim then followed him and dialed 911.

He was arrested and charged with robbery and harassment.

Shattered glass

A man was arrested for breaking the door of a car service business on Columbia Street between April 4 and April 6, cops said.

A surveillance camera at the business near Verona Street caught the 28-year-old perp using his right foot to kick in the glass door sometime between April 4 at 6 am and April 6 at 12:10 am, according to police, who arrested the man at 12:15 am inside the business.

Sweater swipe

Police are looking for a man who they say stole two sweaters from a clothing store on Smith Street on April 6, according to police.

A 24-year-old woman said the perp swiped the garments off a clothing rack at the establishment between Butler and Douglass streets around 6:12 pm and ran down Smith Street, cops said.

The 39-year-old man stands at 5-foot-7 and weighs 200 pounds, according to the report.

In and out

A burglar stole a laptop and iPad from a Baltic Street apartment on April 4, cops said.

The perp snuck in through a window of the abode between Smith and Court streets sometime between 9 am and 11:09 pm, when the 33-year-old victim came home and noticed that his MacBook Pro, iPad Mini, and $10 in cash were missing, according to a police report.

The front door and window of the apartment were both open and unlocked, cops said.

Random attack

A band of perps attacked a woman on Columbia Street on April 5, cops said.

The 19-year-old woman was near Verona Street on her way home from work when a group of women assaulted her on the street, according to police. The victim was unwilling to give the girls and boys in blue any further information, cops said.

— Megan Riesz

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