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A thug put a woman in a chokehold and stole cash from her wallet on Metropolitan Avenue on May 26.
The bastard approached his victim from behind at about 4:12 am and put his arm around her neck, whispering, “Give me your purse.”
The brute took $200 and her iPod before fleeing on Rodney Street.
A gunman snatched a woman’s purse on May 24 at the Flushing Avenue station.
The perp approached the woman at 11:35 am as she was walking on Marcy Avenue and Wallabout Street, flashed a handgun, and said, “Give me your purse.”
She obliged, and he fled down Marcy Avenue.
A teenage thief grabbed a woman’s phone on the B48 bus on May 25.
The perp pocketed the phone at about 1:25 pm while the bus was idling at Broadway and Lorimer Street. He ran off the bus and the victim ran after him, grabbing his shirt in a scuffle, but the boy got away.
A burglar broke into a Morgan Avenue apartment on May 22, stealing two roommates’ things while they were on vacation.
The thief climbed into the apartment’s rear window near Harrison Street between 9 am on May 22 and 9:50 pm on May 25, rounding up $4,699 worth of computers and cameras.
A thief stole a Jeep that had been parked on S. 11th Street and Wythe Avenue on May 18 at 9 am. When the driver returned to the scene at 7 am the next day, she found her car was missing.
A thief stole a Toyota that had been parked on Middleton Street on May 27 at 7 pm. When the driver returned 12 hours later, he found that his car was missing.
A perp snatched a woman’s phone while she was riding an Eighth Avenue-bound L train on May 22.
The victim told cops that the thief made his move at around 7:20 pm, when the doors opened at Grand Street.
He fled into the gloaming.
A thief rode off into the sunset on a Triumph motorcycle that he swiped off S. First Street on May 27.
The owner told cops that the crime must have occurred between 3 pm and 8:30 pm near the corner of Bedford Avenue.
A burglar broke into a S. First Street apartment on May 31, getting thousands in fancy stuff.
The resident told cops that he was not in the unit, which is near Bedford Avenue, from 12:15 pm to 4:55 pm, when he returned to find $3,900 worth of property missing.
A perp broke into a sedan parked on Grand Street near Lorimer Street on May 31 stealing the driver’s clothes and computer.
The owner said that the crime occurred between 5:20 pm and 6 pm.
A thief stole a woman’s sedan off S. Fourth Street.
The victim told cops that she parked near Hewes Street at around 7:30 am on May 31, but when she returned at 3 pm, the sedan was gone.
Two perps choked and mugged a man in the hallway of his Manhattan Avenue apartment building on May 29.
The perps followed their victim into the building, which is near Montrose Avenue, at 10:25 pm, then grabbed him and removed his property.
— Aaron Short
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