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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Big score

A burglar broke into a woman’s 67th Street apartment on June 14 and made off with more than $32,000 in jewelry.

The woman told police that she left her home between Third Avenue and Ridge Boulevard that morning and upon returning at 11 am discovered that her pad had been ransacked.

Upon closer inspection, the woman found that a variety of gold jewelry and electronics had been swiped from her home, according to a police report. The apartment’s back window had been opened and a screen removed, said police. The prowler likely gained access via the fire escape, officials said.

Cellphone snatch

A nogoodnik swiped a woman’s cellphone and wallet on 74th Street on June 16.

The victim told police that while she was walking between Third Avenue and Ridge Boulevard at 10:30 pm a woman grabbed her cellphone, which was strapped into a case that contained her wallet full of cash and bank cards, said police.

Sneak thief

A punk swiped a Brooklyn College student’s wallet off a clothing store counter on 86th Street on June 15.

The woman told police that she was shopping between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 2 pm when she placed her wallet on the counter to pay. She stepped away for a moment but when she returned her wallet was gone, said police.

Sushi saboteur

A bandit busted into a sushi restaurant on 11th Avenue and stole cash on June 15.

A witness told police he spotted the rouge entering the restaurant through a back kitchen door at 5:45 am. The goon managed to grab $360 in cash from the register before fleeing the scene, said police.

— Caroline Spivack

Updated 5:56 pm, June 21, 2017
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