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Cops cuffed a woman for stealing from a Nostrand Avenue bodega on Feb. 27.
The suspect put a pack of Oreos from the store near Avenue X in her bag at about 8:10 pm, and tried to leave. But when a worker tried to stop her, the woman hit him, causing redness and scratches, according to authorities.
The suspect then fled out of the back of the store, police said.
A nogoodnik broke into a guy’s commercial vehicle parked on Gerritsen Avenue on Feb. 24 and stole a bunch of tools, police said.
The vehicle owner told police he left his truck near Lois Avenue at 3 pm, and when he returned at 7:30 am on Feb. 27, he noticed damage to the rear door lock. There was no broken glass, officials said.
The jerk broke in through the back door and swiped a chipping gun harbor freight, a snap-on grinder, a DeWalt screw gun and circular saw, and a drill, according to authorities.
A malefactor tried to break into a drugstore on Avenue U sometime overnight on Feb. 24, police said.
The vandal cut a padlock on the rolldown gate of the store near E. 27th Street sometime between Feb. 24 at 8 pm and 9 am the next day, according to authorities. The punk successfully cut through one of the locks, but couldn’t get past the second one, according to authorities.
A criminal broke into an elderly woman’s W. Third Street home while she was napping on March 4, police said.
The 80-year-old woman told police she was asleep on her couch in her home near Avenue Y at about 4:45 pm when she woke up to get something from her fridge and saw the cur standing in her back hallway.
She and the baddie had a short conversation about why he was there, and then the crook fled through the front door, according to authorities. The malefactor broke in through the rear door and left a small tool behind, officials said.
— Julianne Cuba
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