Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Cops arrested a fellow on a Brooklyn-bound Q train who they say endangered passengers with an acrobatic dance routine on June 11.
Officers saw the dancer near the DeKalb Avenue station at DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension at 2:20 pm, a report states. When they cuffed him for his antics, he tried to bite and spit on the arresting officers, cops said.
A tough knocked a cyclist off his bike and tried to steal it on June 10, near the corner of Navy and Nassau streets, officers reported.
The 31-year-old cyclist said he was riding on Navy Street towards Park Avenue at 6:45 pm, when the goon ran out into the street and punched him the face. The blow knocked him down and the lout tried to take his bike but failed, cops said.
A thief snatched a tourist’s cellphone from her purse as she walked across the Brooklyn Bridge on June 6, police said.
The 26-year-old visitor from Spain said she walked across the bridge at 3 pm and went to Brooklyn Bridge Park through the entrance near the corner of Furman and Joralemon streets.
In the park she noticed that her bag was open and her phone was missing, officers stated.
A purse snatcher stole a woman’s pocketbook as she sat in her car parked on Hoyt Street on June 10, the authorities said.
A 44-year-old woman recounted that she was sitting in her car with the windows open between Bergen and Wykoff streets at 4:55 pm, when the fiend reached into the ride and grabbed the purse.
The quick crook took off on Hoyt towards Warren Street, cops said. The woman told police her bag contained $5 in cash and credit cards.
A gaming goon stole a bunch of video game systems from the Farragut Houses apartment where he was staying on June 10, police stated.
A 35-year-old gamer reported she was letting the bad guest stay at her apartment on Sand Street between Gold and Jay streets, and that when she came home at 1 pm, the games and the no-goodnik were gone. An XBox, Wii, Playstation 3, a laptop, and a bunch of jewelry were all missing, she said.
A speedy sneak pedalled off on a racing bike stolen from a front yard on Wyckoff Street on June 11, cops said.
The ride’s 52-year-old owner was at his brother’s house between Smith and Court streets and left the bike near the fence in the front yard while unloading a car, according to police.
The victim went inside for a few minutes at noon, and when he came out the steed was gone, cops said. The guy told the authorities the lean machine was a Tarmac road bike worth $2,400.
A pickpocket crowded a woman on the F train and stole her wallet on June 12, cops said.
The 38-year-old lady said she was on a Manhattan-bound F train at 9:30 am when the scoundrel bumped into her several times as she was getting off at Jay Street–MetroTech near the corner of Willoughby and Jay streets, even though the train was not full.
Once off the train she realized her wallet was gone, officers related. The woman said the bag contained $165 in cash plus debit and credit cards.
A sneak thief stole a cellphone and wallet from a lady’s purse inside the Korean War Veterans Plaza on June 12, according to cops.
The 30-year-old woman said she was in the park near the corner of Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West at 2:40 pm, when someone crept into her purse and took the billfold, which also contained her cellphone. Her credit card was used to purchase four $40 MetroCards before she could cancel it, police said.
— Matthew Perlman