Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend
A prowler broke into a woman’s home on Shore Parkway while she was out of the country for a month and stole a bunch of jewelry and left her home a mess, police said.
The woman told police she left her house near E. 14th Street on June 3 and when she returned on July 2, discovered a nogoodnik had taken her wedding ring, engagement ring, Movado watch, a gold chain, and $20.
The woman also found her dresser drawers and closet were left open, mail was thrown all over the floor, and all the apartment lights were left on, police said. The jerk broke into her home through her back window, officials said.
A good-for-nothing broke into a guy’s house on Avenue U sometime between June 28 and 29 and stole thousands of dollars, according to authorities.
The guy told police the malefactor broke the front door of his home near E. 29th Street and swiped $4,000 from the top drawer of a desk in his basement sometime between June 28 at 9 am and noon the next day.
The guy said he didn’t lock the metal gate outside his home, but his front door was locked, police said.
A jerk broke a guy’s Homecrest Avenue front-door lock sometime between June 23 and 27, police said.
The guy told police he left his house near Avenue T on June 23 at 3 pm and returned four days later at 10 am to find the lock of his front door damaged and on the ground. But the door was closed and nothing was taken from inside the house, according to authorities.
Two punks stole a teen’s bike and punched him in the face on Oriental Boulevard on June 27, according to authorities.
The 14-year-old kid told police he was near Hastings Street at 4:25 pm when the knaves came up to him and one of them said “F--- this, grab the bike.”
The jerk then punched the victim in his cheek while the other bad guy grabbed his BMX bicycle and they both fled, police said.
Police cuffed one of two suspects who they say swiped a 50-year-old guy’s phone from his hand in a fast food restaurant on Coney Island Avenue on July 3.
Cops say the man was at the eatery near Avenue U at midnight when the 12-year-old suspect snatched the man’s black smartphone and then ran out of the restaurant.
But the suspect chucked the phone in the bushes and police stopped him, the police report said. The other suspect ran away, according to authorities.
— Julianne Cuba