Subway cars get tagged! Is this the 1970s?

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge–Dyker Heights

The ’70s return

Vandals tagged two train cars that were parked at the 95th street stop on Oct. 27, a harrowing reminder of the 1970s.

The switchman told cops that the graffiti “artists” covered two cars in multiple colors with tags including “Some” between 10 am and 4 pm, causing $6,108 in damage.


A cowardly punk snatched a man’s phone out of his hand on Fort Hamilton Parkway on Oct. 25.

The victim told cops that he was talking while walking between Bay Ridge Avenue and 70th Avenue at 7:10 pm when the perp — who was covering his face — came from behind and snatched the fancy iPhone from his hand.

Feel the burn

Sweat hogs busted into a 65th Street gym overnight on Oct. 27 and made off with more than $4,000.

The owner told cops that he locked the business between Seventh and Eighth avenues at 10 pm the night before. When he returned at 9 am, he found perps had busted the front lock and stolen $4,400.

Electro heist

Thieves sneaked into a 72nd street apartment on Oct. 28 and made off with a computer and smartphone.

The victim told cops that she left her house between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 11 pm. When she returned — only a few minutes later — her MacBook and Blackberry were both missing.

Jewel heist

Goons busted into a 63rd Street home on Oct. 28 and made off with electronics and jewelry.

The victim told cops that he left his apartment between 11th and 12th avenues at 8:10 am. When he returned at noon, he found his door had been jimmied open, and two laptops and a Tiffany necklace were missing.

— Dan MacLeod

Updated 5:27 pm, July 9, 2018
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