BMW on Shore Road set ablaze

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Hot wheels

A flamer set fire to a BMW parked on Shore Road on Feb. 5.

The victim told cops that he parked his fancy ride between by Fort Hamilton High School at 4 am. He came outside at 11 am to find the inside of his car on fire.

Cash heist

Thieves stole more than $20,000 in cash and jewelry from a Seventh Avenue apartment on Feb. 10.

The victim told cops that she left her house between 68th Street and Bay Ridge Avenue at 11 am. When she returned 12 hours later, she found two diamond bracelets and $20,000 missing from her dresser.

Rob fresh

A sly thief broke into a Third Avenue Subway restaurant on Feb. 8 and stole $300.

Owners told cops that employees left the shop between Bay Ridge Parkway and 76th Street at 1:30 am. When they returned at 9:30 the next morning, they found the surveillance camera disabled and cash missing from the safe and register.

Deli heist

Thieves swiped cash — and the register — from a Fifth Avenue deli on Feb. 6.

Owners told cops that they left the store between 79th and 80th streets at 9 pm. When they returned at 12:45 am, they found the register, and $3,000, missing.

Wheelie dumb

Rim bandits swiped the wheels and tires off of a car parked on 94th Street overnight on Feb. 11.

The victim told cops that he parked his Nissan Maxima between Third and Fourth avenues at 7:30 pm. When he returned the next day at 2:40 pm, he found his car immobilized.

— Dan MacLeod

Reach reporter Dan MacLeod at or by calling (718) 260-4507.
Updated 5:30 pm, July 9, 2018
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