Thief drives off with woman’s car

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78th Precinct

Park Slope


A thief drove off with a woman’s 2018 Toyota RAV4 she parked on St. Johns Place on May 25.

The victim, 57, told police she left her brand-new carry-all between Sixth and Seventh avenues at 5:10 p.m., and returned the next morning to find her pricey ride stolen.

Bank yeller

Cops have given up the hunt for the fiend who threatened a woman inside a Fifth Avenue bank on May 13.

The victim told police the woman approached her suddenly inside the financial institution between Eighth and Ninth streets at 11 a.m., screaming and shouting threats that left her frightened.

Towering inferno

Police have called off the search for the pyro who set fire to the 14th floor of a Nevins Street residential building on May 8.

The fire sprang up at the housing complex between Warren and Baltic streets at 9:11 a.m., and a city Fire Marshal later ruled that the blaze was set by some reckless fiend.

Glass hole

Some jerk busted a window to a Flatbush Avenue commercial building on May 19.

An employee told police the vandal busted the window to the building near Atlantic Avenue at 6:55 p.m., setting the business back about $250.

Bike bandit

A thief rode off with a woman’s bicycle she chained up at Grand Army Plaza on May 19.

The victim told police she locked her bike to a rack near Prospect Park West at 2:45 p.m., and returned three hours later to find it stolen.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 1:01 pm, May 29, 2019
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