Thief steals bread boxes from deli

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Box bandit

Cops cuffed a man for allegedly stealing three bread boxes from outside a deli on Columbia Street sometime between Sept. 6 and 7.

A worker told police the suspect nabbed the bread boxes, worth $75 each, from outside the deli between Huntington and W. Ninth streets sometime between 5 a.m. on Sept. 6 and 1:45 a.m. the next day.

Police cuffed a man shortly after, allegedly finding crack pipes on him during the bust, according to authorities.

Pizza punks

A crook stole a cash register from a pizzeria on Court Street on Sept. 7.

Security footage shows the thief breaking in through the front door of the restaurant between Third and Fourth places at 2 a.m., and swiping the $600 cash register with $300 inside it.

Watch out!

A sneak thief stole a man’s Apple watch from a bar on Smith Street on Sept. 8.

The victim told police that he left the bar between President and Carroll streets at about 1:10 a.m., when he realized that his $429 Apple Watch was gone, and when he returned to the venue, he couldn’t find the gadget.

Pedaling crime

A prowler stole a man’s bike on Hoyt Street on Sept. 8.

The victim told cops that he left his bike unlocked out a store between Douglass and Degraw streets at around 7:12 a.m., and when he came out of the store 10 minutes later, the bike had disappeared.

Sweet tooth

A burglar snatched two packages of cookies and Poptarts from a from a deli on Dwight Street on Sept. 9.

An employee told cops that the bandit stole $10 worth of the sugary foods from the deli between Walcoff and Dikeman streets at about 11:45 a.m.

— Rose Adams

Posted 12:00 am, September 11, 2019
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