Cops: Inmate punches another prisoner

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Job loss

A bandit helped himself to woman’s wallet and phone while she was in another room interviewing for a job on Bond Street on Mar. 12, police said.

The victim told cops she left her valuables in another room of the building near Fulton Street while she interviewed from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

When she returned, she realized her wallet and phone had both vanished.

The dog ate it

A thief plucked a woman’s wallet out of the purse she left in a Pearl Street school on March 12.

The victim told police she left her handbag in the office of the school near Willoughby Street and went upstairs to a work meeting at 12:30 pm.

After the meeting wrapped up, she discovered her billfold was missing from her pocketbook.

Cleaned out?

Someone stole valuable jewelry from an apartment on Court Street near State Street at some point between Jan. 5 and March 10, police claim.

he woman claimed that the only people who had access to her house were cleaning service employees and there was no sign of forced entry.

Bus bandit

A thief stole a credit card-filled wallet from a woman while she was getting on the bus on Jay Street on March 8.

The crook brushed up against the victim as she was boarding the bus at Fulton Street at 7:40 pm an managed to get away with the billfold.

When in jail

A 32-year-old inmate faced new charges this week for punching another man in a Schermerhorn Street correctional facility, police said.

The victim had to be treated at a local hospital after attempting to defend himself during the scuffle in the facility near Smith Street, which occurred back on Nov. 11 at 8:30 pm, but was only recently reported to police.

Gap in judgment

Police arrested a 62-year-old woman who they say stole a wallet from another woman in a department store on Fulton Street on March 16.

Two witnesses told police they saw the woman take the billfold in the store near Lawrence Street at 1:10 pm.

— Jaime Lutz

Updated 5:27 pm, July 9, 2018
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