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61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Toiletries to go

A crook broke into a guy’s house on Quentin Road on Sept. 20, police said.

The 63-year-old told police the baddie broke in through the rear bathroom window near E. 29th Street and snipped the wire alarm at about 5 am. And the sneak took out several toiletry items and oddly put them on the air conditioner unit outside but didn’t take anything, according to authorities.

Not f-air!

A villain swiped a woman’s airbag from inside her car parked in a garage on Ocean Avenue on Sept. 19, police said.

The 73-year-old woman told police she parked her Honda Civic in the garage near Avenue R at about 7:15 pm, and when she went back at about 11:15 pm, realized the nogoodnik broke her driver’s side window and stole the $700 airbag from the steering wheel, officials said.

Bike swipe

A knave swiped a man’s pricey bike from his garage on W. 10th Street on Sept. 20, police said.

The punk broke into the garage near Avenue U at about 3 pm and rode off with the victim’s bike and frame, according to authorities.

Basement invasion

A malefactor stole a man’s cash and electronics from his E. 17th Street home sometime overnight on Sept. 21, police said.

The guy told police the baddie broke in through a basement window near Avenue S by cutting the a screen, and then ran off with his iPhone 7, HP laptops, Samsung cell phones, iPads, and cash worth many thousands, investigators said.

Lights out!

Some miscreant broke into a vacant home on Stanton Road and stole a bunch of light fixtures sometime overnight on Sept. 21, police said.

The homeowner told police she’s not currently living in the house near Gunnison Court because its being renovated, but that the crook broke the latch on a window and swiped the light fixtures, officials said.

Bling theft

A sneak thief swiped thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from inside a man’s E. 26th Street house on Sept. 23, police said.

The victim told police the lout broke in through the back door left unlocked near Avenue R and stole a gold engagement ring, diamond ring, wedding band, and Valentino and Gucci sunglasses worth a total of $23,302, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 1:34 am, July 10, 2018
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