Sections

Fleet-footed bandit snatches woman’s iPhone and flees

Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–Dumbo–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Phone plunder

Some weasel snatched a woman’s iPhone from her hand as she was walking out of York Street station on Oct. 5.

The lady had just gotten off the F train and was strolling home by Pearl Street at 11:35 pm when the jerk grabbed her phone and fled, she told police.

Missing sound

Authorities are searching for a thief who lifted four professional-quality microphones from a Pearl Street studio overnight on Oct. 7.

The owner of the space near Front Street told police he locked up at 3 pm and went home. He then returned the next day at noon and found that his $400 EV microphone, $100 Shure microphone, and two pricey McCormick microphones had been stolen, cops said.

A train attack

Cops are hunting for a man who attacked a woman after he unsuccessfully tried to rob her on a Manhattan-bound A train on Oct 3.

The lady boarded the train by Willoughby Street at 6 pm and the creep approached her from behind, attempting to steal her purse, she told cops. He was unable to remove the bag and punched her on the right shoulder then tried to steal her watch from her left wrist but was again unsuccessful and fled, according to a report.

Tea toss

A punk threw a glass iced tea bottle at a worker’s head after the pair got into an argument in a Livingston Street pizza place on Oct. 6.

The victim told police the nogoodnik entered the establishment by Hoyt Street at 9:10 pm, took a glass Snapple bottle, and started arguing with him. The lout then paid for the drink and proceeded to hurl the projectile at his head, cutting it, according to a report.

Blushing

Police arrested a woman who allegedly tried to steal $1,219 of makeup from a Joralemon Street store on Oct. 7.

A worker in the shop near Court Street saw the lady trying to put the items in her bag at 6:55 pm and leave without paying for them, authorities said.

— Lauren Gill

Posted 12:52 pm, October 11, 2017
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reasonable discourse

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!