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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Subway stab

Cops arrested an alleged thug who they said stabbed a man at the Pacific Street subway station on April 14.

A witness told cops that the victim was inside of the station at Fourth Avenue at 1:40 pm when he was stabbed. Police arrested a man, who they said committed the crime, the same day.

The victim received minor wounds to the back and wrist, according to the police report.

Hair flairup

Police are searching for a woman who they say robbed a Fulton Street hair shop on April 9.

The alleged crook entered the store at Jay Street at 12:30 pm, and walked out 20 minutes later with several stolen items, according to police. A store clerk stopped the woman, but she punched him and fled, cops said.

Eye opening

A thief stole hundreds of glasses from a Livingston Street store sometime overnight on April 9.

The owner said he locked his optics shop between Hanover Place and Nevins Street at 6 pm on April 8. When he returned the next day at 10 am, the basement door was open and hundreds of frames were missing.

Wallet swiped

A crook stole a woman’s wallet inside of a Fulton Street store on April 13.

The shopper said she entered the store between Pearl and Jay streets at 1:50 pm. She told police the thief reached into her handbag 10 minutes later and ran off with the wallet.

Undercover operation

Two alleged iPhone bandits were arrested for attempting to swipe an undercover cop’s cellphone on Schermerhorn Street on April 10.

The plain clothes officer said he was near Hoyt Street at 3:30 pm when the men tried to swipe the phone from his backpack.

Purse snatch

A crook stole a woman’s purse on Sands Street on April 15.

The victim told police she left the bag at an outdoor event near Jay Street at 12:30 pm. When she returned to retrieve it two hours later, the bag was no longer there.

Pickpocket

A thief swiped $10 from a woman’s purse in a Fulton Street clothing store on April 9.

The victim told police she was shopping at the store between Lawrence and Bridge streets at 1:30 pm when the thief grabbed the money out of her purse and fled.

Bar behavior

A crook stole a woman’s purse at a Smith Street bar on April 12.

The victim said she was at the bar between Wyckoff and Warren streets at midnight. She left her purse unattended while she used the restroom. When she returned moments later, the bag was missing.

Bodega filch

Police arrested a man who they said robbed a York Street grocery on April 12.

The crook entered the store at Bridge Street at 1:50 pm and ran out three minutes later with stolen merchandise, according to a police report. The store’s owner notified a nearby cop who took chase and arrested a man who he said had the filched goods.

— Daniel Bush

Updated 5:32 pm, July 9, 2018
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