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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Scared outta the deli

A bad guy tried to steal money from a deli on Smith Street on April 12.

The bozo attempted to hold up the cashier at the store between Carroll and Second streets at 9:30 pm by pretending to have a gun in his right hand, but the cashier refused and the guy fled without anything, according to authorities.

The cashier told police the nogoodnik is a frequent customer.

Just did it

Some sneaker freak stole three pairs of Nike shoes from a hallway at a Bowne Street cruise terminal on April 16.

A Nike employee told police the six kicks were missing after he checked the inventory at the port near King Street around 3:20 pm.

Broken window

A punk broke the window of a parked car on Imlay Street sometime overnight on April 17.

The victim parked his black Mercedez Benz between Pioneer and Veronz streets at 10:30 pm, but when he returned at 9:30 am the next day, he noticed some vandal had smashed his driver’s-side window, cops said. Nothing was missing from inside the car, according to authorities.

Flushed away

A scoundrel stole a woman’s cell from a Hoyt Street house on April 14.

The 20-year-old victim left her Samsung Galaxy phone on a table while she went to the bathroom in her friend’s house near Bond Street at 8:30 pm. But someone must have swiped it while she was gone, because it wasn’t there when she got back, according to authorities.

Caught in the act

Police cuffed an 18-year-old guy who they say tried to break into a home on Summit Street on the afternoon of April 14.

Authorities say a 45-year-old woman was outside the home between Van Brunt and Columbia streets at 12:10 pm when she saw the suspect allegedly try to open the front door. Police arrested the teen and charged him with burglary and criminal mischief, according to a report.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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