Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights
A lowlife lifted a man’s coat from a Fifth Avenue watering hole on March 11, police reported.
The victim said he left his jacket — with his wallet in one of the pockets — on a hanger near the entrance of the establishment at the corner of 79th Street at 2:45 pm. When he went back for it shortly afterward, the coat — with his billfold containing $60 in cash — was gone, cops said.
A bandit jacked the tires and rims from a car parked on Battery Avenue overnight on March 11, according to cops.
The victim reported parking his sedan between Fort Hill and Poly places at 11:30 pm and returning at 8 am the next day to discover his wheels stripped.
A crook swiped a woman’s purse from atop her baby stroller inside a grocery store on 63rd Street on March 14, authorities said.
Security tapes show the villain snatching the bag — containing $400 in cash, a checkbook, and several credit cards — inside the store near Eighth Avenue at 11:35 pm, while the woman was distracted shopping, police said.
— Will Bredderman