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77th Precinct

Prospect Heights

Not football

A thug beat up a lady for her iPhone on St. Marks Avenue on Sept. 11.

The 35-year-old victim told cops that she was near Underhill Avenue at 10:40 pm when a man tackled her, punched her in the stomach and grabbed her iPhone — then ran away.

Bar rat

A crook snatched a purse from a woman at a Flatbush Avenue bar on Sept. 9.

The 31-year-old victim told cops that she hung her green pocketbook on the back of a chair at Sharlene’s near Park Place at 10:30 pm, then walked away for 20 minutes. That was enough time for the jerk to swipe her purse — and the $80 inside.

Train chase

A quick-moving crook jacked a laptop from a straphanger on Sept. 9.

The 25-year-old victim told cops that she set her bag between her legs while riding the 2 train near Eastern Parkway at 4:50 am. The train stopped at Washington Avenue, and the thief snatched her bag — along with a $500 Toshiba laptop inside — and ran out as the doors closed.

The woman chased him into the subway station, but failed to catch the 5-foot-10, 165-pound 20-year-old.

Bench bandit

A crook snatched cellphone from a playground near the Botanic Garden on Sept. 5.

The 18-year-old victim told cops that she set her bag on a bench inside the playground, which is on Eastern Parkway between Underhill and Washington avenues, at around 3 pm. She walked away for two hours, came back and discovered that the jerk had swiped a $400 Blackberry from her purse.

Ten minutes

A thief swiped some electronic goodies from a car on Plaza Street East on Sept. 9.

The 32-year-old victim told cops that she parked her black 1993 Nissan Maxima near Vanderbilt Avenue just after 10:30 am, then walked away for 10 minutes. That was enough time for the creep to grab her $800 Toshiba laptop and a $115 Nintendo system.

— Natalie O’Neill

Updated 5:26 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

MF from CH says:
I DONT care how safe you think you are within your surroundings if you place something anywhere i repeat ANYWHERE unattended someone is going to help themselves to it.
Oct. 1, 2011, 4:07 am

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