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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Lost and used

Some nogoodnik picked up a lost wallet at a Ralph Avenue gas station on May 15 — and used the victim’s credit card.

The victim told police that she cannot recall where she may have lost the wallet, but said it went missing at the station near Avenue M around 8 pm.

Police said the victim’s card was later used for an $830 transaction at an Avenue U gas station, according to the report.

Bag grab

Someone snatched a shopper’s bag at Ralph Avenue supermarket on May 18.

The victim told police her purse was in her cart as she shopped at the store near Avenue K around 5:20 pm, and at some point, the bag went missing.

The pocketbook contained her wallet, cellphone, credit cards, and driver’s license, according to cops.

In the lining

A marauder lifted a jacket loaded with cash from car parked in an Avenue U department store’s parking lot on May 14.

The victim told police he parked his vehicle in the lot near E. 55th Street around 6:45 pm and went shopping. When he returned to his car, he discovered that his jacket, containing more than $2,200 in the pockets, was gone, according to cops.

Cellphone bandits

Cops cuffed a man for stealing from an Ralph Avenue cellphone store on May 18.

The suspect and another accomplice entered the store near Avenue K around 1 pm and took two smartphones off a display and fled with them, according to cops. Police caught up with one of the suspects nearby at 1:35 pm and apprehended him.

Trio of thieves

Police arrested two men and a woman for stealing merchandise from an Avenue U department store on May 18.

The trio entered the store near E. 55th Street around 6 pm and took about $1,000 worth of items before leaving, according to police. Cops apprehended the group around 10 pm, according to the police report.

— Alexandra Simon

Posted 12:00 am, May 24, 2017
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