Police: Guy stole nine pair of shoes and bag from Atlantic Ave. store

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Get your kicks

Cops busted an alleged thief suspected of nabbing footwear and luggage from an Atlantic Avenue retailer on Feb. 11.

A security guard told police the 48-year-old suspect was spotted grabbing nine pairs of shoes and a bag from the store near Flatbush Avenue at 2:45 pm, when he attempted to slink through a fire exit without paying for his ill-gotten kicks.

Police cuffed the man that day, slapping him with a misdemeanor larceny charge, cops said.

Feeling glue

Investigators have given up the hunt for the miscreant who filled a deadbolt lock leading into a woman’s Warren Street apartment with glue on Feb. 11.

The victim told police she returned to her home between Third and Fourth avenues at 5:10 pm to find her key wouldn’t fit into her lock, and quickly realized she’d been had by some glue-squirting vandal.

Dinner’s cooked

Police cuffed a man suspected of taking an estimated $180 worth of groceries from a Third Street grocery store on Feb. 16.

An employee told police the 29-year-old suspect filled his bags with small fortune in food stuff at the market near Third Avenue at 6:25 pm, before dashing past the register without paying.

Cops busted the suspect that day, charging him with misdemeanor larceny, cops said.

Plate nailed

Authorities have called off the search for the jerk who nabbed license plates off a man’s car parked on Flatbush Avenue on Feb. 17.

The victim told police he left his 2008 Ford E350 outside the Prospect Park Zoo at 4:50 pm, and returned a few hours later to find his plates had vanished.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 9:11 am, February 27, 2019
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