Sections

Crook robs sleeping straphanger on R train

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Thief’s dream

A goon stole a straphanger’s phone after she fell asleep on a 95th Street-bound R train on Feb. 28, cops said.

The victim left her iPhone 6 on her lap as she conked out between 7:30 pm and 8 pm, and when she awoke, the cellphone was gone, according to the NYPD.

Fence hopper

A burglar stole $400 from a 65th Street business on March 4, police said.

The prowler climbed a rear fence and pried open a security gate to the building between Ninth and 10th avenues in Borough Park between 1 pm and 2 pm, according to a report. The thief left a tool behind, the report states.

Window pain

A cat burglar climbed through a kitchen window and took cash and jewelry from a 99th Street home on March 4, according to the authorities.

The intruder crept into the house between Ridge Boulevard and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge sometime between 12:20 pm and 1:50 pm, removing $2,000 in cash and an estimated $5,000 in jewelry, officials said.

— Max Jaeger

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: