Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A bruiser stole a guy’s phone and beat him up after he didn’t give him a cigarette on Smith Street on July 1.
The victim told police he was sitting on the steps near Livingston Street at 2 am when the cretin approached him and asked for a smoke. The victim denied his request and the jerk left, according to a report.
But the bully returned a short time later and punched the guy in the face several times — causing bleeding, swelling, and pain — and took his phone, cops said.
Some sneak lifted a woman’s pricey new pair of shoes out of her shopping bag on a Clinton Hill-bound A train on June 2.
The lady had slung the bag containing pair of Bally Tedor shoes on her shoulder while aboard the crowded train around 4:15 pm, she told police. Once she arrived at Jay-Street MetroTech station, she discovered the kicks were no longer in her bag, according to a report.
A pair of punks stole $1,477 worth of allergy medicine from a Court Street drugstore on June 26.
The jerks lifted 67 packets of the medicine from the shop near Atlantic Avenue at 2 pm and left without paying, authorities said.
Police are searching for a thief who they say snatched a woman’s backpack off her bicycle as she was picnicking with friends in Brooklyn Bridge Park near Furman Street on June 28.
The victim was hanging out with her buddies by the Joralemon Street end of the park at 9 pm and left her bag on a basket attached to her ride, she told cops. But when she returned to retrieve it, she found that a filcher had taken it, along with her wallet and keys, police said.
A crook stole Rayban sunglasses from a Fulton Street shades store on June 30.
The robber put seven pairs of the pricey glasses in his pocket and left the shop by Livingston Street at 7:05 pm, according to a report.
— Lauren Gill
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