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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Clean sweep

A group of maids snatched pricey silverware from a Bergen Street home over the last few months, according to a Cobble Hill homeowner.

The 46-year-old victim told cops that several housekeepers from the same company cleaned out his home near Court Street, gradually lifting knives, forks and a tea set worth $150,000.

Split hairs

A thief stole a hairdresser’s wallet from a bench outside a Bond Street salon on Aug. 1.

The 29-year-old stylist told police that she entered the beauty parlor near Atlantic Avenue at 2:20 pm and realized that she had left her billfold outside. When she went to retrieve it, it was gone.

The crook later bought $416 in Metrocards with her debit card.

No kidding

A double-crossing babysitter charged $200,000 to a State Street dad’s credit card over a period of two years.

The 41-year-old victim, who lives near Bond Street, told police that he gave the woman his credit card solely to buy items for his three kids.

Instead, the Pennsylvania sitter purchased thousands of items for herself, including plane and train tickets and clothes.

When father approached her, she admitted to spending sprees at a Manhattan boutique and offered to return the duds.

He fired her and called the police, who are now seeking a 25-year-old suspect.

A fast buck

A pickpocket stole cash from a man on Fulton Street on Aug. 5.

The 30-year-old victim told police he was near Bond Street at 1:30 pm when a stranger bumped into him. Within moments, he realized the $580 in his back pocket was gone.

Off the rail

A scoundrel snatched a woman’s wallet on an A train at Jay Street on Aug. 4.

The 24-year-old victim told cops that she was on the subway at 6:20 pm when the train stopped at Jay Street-Metrotech. Just then, a stranger ran into her and she realized her billfold was gone.

The thief got away with $22 and her Colorado driver’s license.

Bad apple

A cat burglar swiped an iPad from a Pacific Street residence on Aug. 6.

The 34-year-old victim told cops that she left her home near Nevins Street at 8:30 pm, leaving her device on the couch. When she returned the next day, her front door was open — and her beloved Apple toy was gone.

White out

A band of marauders beat up a man on Fourth Avenue on Aug 2, stealing his Michael Jordan sneakers and work clothes.

The 22-year-old victim told police that he was with a friend near Dean Street at 9:30 pm when a stranger in a white T-shirt demanded his property.

When the man asked why he had to give up his stuff, the crook’s teenage accomplices began punching and kicking him. His pal tried to flee, but the gang attacked him, too.

The muggers got away with the man’s shoes, metal chain, work shirt and pants and photo ID.

Jawboned

A short-fused teenager punched a man in the face before nabbing his wallet on Pacific Street on July 28.

The 27-year-old victim told cops he was near Court Street at 5:02 pm when a 16-year-old stranger asked, “Do you know me?” The young mugger then socked him in the jaw and stole his billfold.

Police are seeking 12- and 16-year-old suspects.

Kissing bandit

A middle-aged bandit kissed an old woman before trying to con her out of money on Bond Street on July 28.

The 67-year-old victim told cops that the stranger approached her on Fulton Street at 12:23 pm and smooched her forehead. He then demanded $100, but when she walked away, he yanked on her purse and ordered cash.

She handed him $30, and he fled.

Parking loot

A devious driver robbed a Duffield Street parking lot attendant at gunpoint on Aug. 1.

The employee told cops that he was manning the lot near Willoughby Street at 11:05 pm when a man drove up to him in a Honda Civic. The stranger asked about the parking rate, wielded a shiny pistol and demanded money.

The robber fled with $130.

— Kate Briquelet

Updated 5:25 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Matthew from Ft Greene says:
Does no one on this paper understand the importance of the word "allegedly"?
Aug. 10, 2011, 12:41 pm
Matty from FG says:
Family member been accused? Touchy touchy
Aug. 16, 2011, 8:46 am

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