Punk steals highchair from Third Place stoop

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Baby crime

A punk swiped a highchair from the stoop of a Third Place home on April 29.

The theft occurred outside the home near Court Street at some point between noon and 4 p.m., police said.

Hairy situation

A thief stole an estimated $580 worth of shaving cartridges from a Smith Street store on May 2.

The theft occurred at the store near President Street just after 7 p.m., police said.

Car thief

A criminal stole a woman’s 2007 Ford Focus from its Third Place parking spot at some point between May 3 and 4.

The woman told police she parked the vehicle between Henry and Clinton streets at 7 p.m. on May 3, and returned at 9 a.m. the next day to find an empty spot, police said, adding that the perp found the woman’s car keys that she had dropped in the area.

Electric steal

A brute broke into a Verona Street warehouse and stole thousands worth of electronics and a safe with more than $3,000 cash inside at some point between May 3 and 4.

The break-in and theft occurred at the warehouse at Richards Street between 7:15 p.m. on May 3 and 1:40 p.m. the next day, police said, adding that the thief stole a desktop, an iPod, and a desktop monitor, along with the safe.

Purse snatcher

A crook stole a pricey purse from a Smith Street store on May 4.

The theft occurred at the store at Butler Street just before 6 p.m., police said.

Phone a friend

A nogoodnik stole an iPhone from outside a Beard Street store on May 5.

The theft occurred from a bench outside the store at Otsego Street at 12:15 a.m., according to cops.

Punched too much

Police arrested a man who they say punched another man in the face, causing a small cut, on Congress Street on May 6.

The alleged assault occurred between Henry and Hicks streets just before 6:30 p.m., police said, adding that officers arrested the man at the scene.

Biked away

A punk stole a man’s bike parked on Court Street on May 7.

The theft occurred between Carroll Street and First Place at around 11:30 a.m., police said.

— Julianne McShane

Updated 1:19 pm, May 8, 2019
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