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Train iGrabs

At least three iPhones were swiped at area subway stops last week. Here’s the bad news:

• Two thugs swiped a woman’s device as the doors of a Q train opened at the DeKalb Avenue stop on April 3. The victim told cops that she was on a Coney Island-bound train at around 2 pm when the thugs struck.

• Two days later, a quartet of brigands robbed a woman’s iPhone while she rode a Church Avenue-bound G train. The victim told cops that the four troublemakers approached her at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn stop at around 3:20 pm, swiped her phone, and took off running.

• On April 6, two thugs pulled yet another iGrab, this time at the Court Street stop. The victim said she was on a Bay Ridge-bound R train at around 6 pm when two thieves snatched the gadget from her hand and fled.

Carriage swipe

A thief swiped a woman’s wallet from a baby carriage while she shopped at the Macy’s on the Fulton Mall on April 11.

The miffed mom told cops that she was checking out clothes at the department store between Lawrence and Bridge streets at around 2 pm. When she returned her attention to a storage space in the baby carriage, she realized her wallet, containing $200 in gift certificates and $60, was gone.

Bike bash

Five teenage thugs roughed up a 15-year-old and his friend and stole their bicycles on April 4.

The two kids said that they were hanging out at the park at Jay and Tillary streets at around 8:15 pm when the band of brigands approached. The jerks choked one of the youngsters, demanded their bikes, and then used their rides for the getaway. The two bicycles were valued at $2,500.

Bike thief

A thief stole a bicycle from the basement of a Dean Street apartment on April 11.

The owner of the mountain bike told cops that she had chained her ride to a fence in the storage space between Boerum Place and Smith Street at around 2 pm on March 22, but when she returned it 21 days later, it was long gershed.

Burglar time

Sun’s out, burglars out. Robberies are heating up in the 84th Precinct. Here are the details:

• A thief busted into a Joralemon Street apartment and made off with $3,627 worth of goods on April 9. The ticked tenant told cops that she had left her place between Henry and Hicks streets at around 8:45 am and returned at 6 pm to find that her Mac laptop, two necklaces, a silver watch, and other assorted jewelry, were gone.

• A thief broke into an Atlantic Avenue apartment on April 8, taking a laptop computer. The raging resident said that returned to her crib between Nevins Street and Third Avenue at around 6 pm to find that the crime had taken place.

Cell snatch

A thug swiped a woman’s Blackberry on April 7, but was arrested minutes later.

The victim told cops that she was at Dean and Bond streets at around 10:30 pm when the thief snatched her phone right out of her hand. The 27-year-old woman gave chase, and alerted two bystanders who joined in the pursuit. During the chase, Officer Michael Coen was also notified, who joined in and apprehended the 16-year-old doofus.— Stephen Brown

Updated 5:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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