Sections

Wallet swipe!

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Count it

Two thugs stole a man’s wallet on Schermerhorn Street on Oct. 21.

The victim said he was near Nevins Street at 6:35 pm when one of the thieves approached him and asked, “Waz up?”

Before he could answer, the men grabbed his wallet and ran off.

Laptops missing

A thief stole four laptops from an office on Washington Street overnight on Oct. 18.

A manager at the space, between Water and Front streets, said that four laptops were left unattended at 6:30 pm. When he returned the next morning, the computers were no longer there.

Cellphone snatch

A thief stole a woman’s cellphone on Bridge Street on Oct. 21.

The victim said she was near Willoughby Street at 10 pm when the man snatched her phone and fled.

Bank heist

A robber stole $260 from a Fulton Street bank on Oct. 20.

A teller at the bank, between Boerum Place and Pearl Street, said the thief walked in at 3:30 pm and passed her a note demanding cash. She gave him the small sum, and he walked out with the stash.

Car jack

A thief stole a car from Poplar Street overnight on Oct. 20.

The car’s owner said that she parked her 1998 Volvo near Henry Street at 6 pm. When she returned the next day at 7:50 pm, it was no longer there.

High schooled

Three teens were arrested for allegedly stealing a cellphone from a fellow student at a high school on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Oct 18.

The victim said the thieves surrounded him in a hallway at the Urban Assembly HS at Bridge Street at 11:25 am and stole his Blackberry.

But the cell snatchers didn’t have long — three hours later, cops said they found their men.

— Daniel Bush

Updated 5:27 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: