Thief uses front door to swipe cash and iPad from home

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Front-door fiend

A brazen burglar walked right into the front door of an Eighth Avenue home and stole cash and electronics on May 24.

The thief entered into the home between Bay Ridge Avenue and 70th Street in Dyker Heights sometime between 2 and 11 pm, police said. He took $800 and an iPad, a police report states.

Apartment trashed

A puerile prankster ransacked a Sixth Avenue apartment on May 29.

The rake rummaged through the apartment between 67th and 68th streets in Bay Ridge at noon, police said. The victim said nothing was taken, officials said.


A brute bashed in a front door on a 66th Street home and took a bunch of electronics sometime between May 28 and May 29.

The burglar broke into the home between 13th and 14th avenues in Dyker Heights between 7 pm on May 28 and 7 pm the following day, police said. He took four cellphones, an iPad, and a purse valued at a total $2,250, a police report states.

Wallet grew legs

A sneak stole a woman’s wallet in a Third Avenue market on May 25.

The victim left her billfold in her shopping cart in the store between 74th Street and Bay Ridge Parkway in Bay Ridge and walked away for a moment, but when she came back, the change purse was gone, police said.

— Max Jaeger

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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