A good-for-nothing who was supposed to help an elderly Bensonhurst woman buy medication stole $40,000 from her instead on Aug. 8, cops said.
The sextogenerian invited a young buck to her home on 64th Street between 16th and 17th Avenues to run some errands for her, but when her back was turned, he snatched a black satchel containing a bundle of cash, police said.
A sneaky thief stole electronics and designer handbags from a 23rd Avenue home on Aug. 19, according to a police report.
The prowler pushed in an air-conditioner mounted in a side window and climbed through the gap and into the home, between 84th and 85th streets in Bensonhurst, sometime before 7 pm, officers stated.
The intruder ransacked the home and made off with with electronics and bags from Marc Jacobs and Prada, a report says.
A brazen burglar came in through the front door when he broke into an Avenue T apartment and stole a bunch of jewelry on Aug. 18, the authorities said.
The thief reportedly walked right into the building between Stillwell Avenue and Bay 13th Street in Gravesend at about 1 pm and made his way to a 22-year-old woman’s apartment, where he pocketed her lockets, police said.
A purse snatcher pushed a Gravesend woman to the ground and stole her handbag at the corner of Highlawn and Stillwell avenues on Aug. 20, cops reported.
The woman was walking home and reading something on her phone at 6:45 pm when her assailant came up from behind and pulled on her bag, yelling, “Give me your purse,” according to an official account.
The woman resisted, but her aggressor pushed her to the ground and fled with the pocketbook, which contained $20 and various credit cards, police said.
— Max Jaeger