Cops arrested a shoplifter for stealing a coat at an Avenue U department store on Nov. 12. Police say the suspect entered the location near E. 54th Street around 2 pm and walked out the store with a coat without paying. The 53 year-old suspect was apprehended by store security and later cuffed by officers hours later, according to the police report.
Police busted another lifter for attempting to steal at the same department on Nov. 12.
Officers say the suspect walked into the store around 6 pm and removed several items from racks and tried to leave.
Cops busted a Brooklyn Avenue man for stealing packages on Nov. 12.
Officers say on the Nov. 2 the suspect stole several packages from the stoop of a home on E. 32nd Street near Avenue J. The homeowner’s surveillance cameras were reviewed and police caught up with the suspect and arrested him, according to the report.
A woman reported to police that some nogoodnik stole her belongings at a Kings Highway hospital.
The woman reported to cops that on Oct. 28 she was heavily medicated and seeking care at the facility’s emergency room near New York Avenue around 2:30 am, when someone lifted several of her debit and credit cards, and her identification card, according to the report.
A prowler stole a wallet from a car parked on E. 53rd Street sometime overnight on Nov. 8.
The car’s owner told police that she parked her car on the street between Avenues N and M around 7 pm, and the next morning discovered her wallet containing some cash and her debit cards were missing. Officers no sign of damage was found on the car and the woman may have left her door unlocked.
A crook rummaged through a car parked in a Mill Avenue Lot on Nov. 2.
The car’s owner told police that she left her vehicle in the lot near Avenue U around 2:40 pm and went to a pharmacy. When she returned to her car she could not locate her handbag containing her house keys and credit cards. Police say the car’s passenger door was damaged and the pilferer fled with the bag, according to the report.
A mugger snatched a bag from a woman walking on E. 54th Street on Nov. 2.
The woman told cops that she was walking on the street near Avenue T around 6:50 pm when someone grabbed her bag from her left arm and fled down Avenue T.
Someone raided a car parked in Ralph Avenue parking lot on Nov. 3.
A woman told officers that she parked her car inside the lot near Avenue K around 8 pm, and went to a restaurant. She told cops the doors were locked but she returned and found several bags and items left in her car missing, according to the report. Police say the brigand got away with her purse, a laptop, and several debit cards.
Another marauder raided a car parked on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue S sometime overnight on Nov. 4.
The car’s owner told police that she parked her around 10 am and returned to it the next day at 8 am, to find her driver’s side window broken. Cops say the thief got away with her credit cards, identification cards, and an airbag, according to the report.
Cops arrested woman for fraud on Nov. 1.
Police said the suspect was using a Mill Avenue woman’s credit card and made transactions totaling $5,225 going back to March. She was apprehended by the financial crimes task force and charged.
— Alexandra Simon
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