Sneak steals woman’s purse at supermarket

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Cart cur

A sneak stole an elderly woman’s purse while she was shopping inside a Montague Street supermarket on Dec. 29, police said.

The 86-year-old victim told police she was shopping inside the grocer near Hicks Street at about 12:30 pm when some good-for-nothing plucked her purse out of her cart with her cell phone, credit cards, and cash inside, according to authorities.

Bad start to the new year

A cur grabbed a woman’s luggage from outside a Duffield Street apartment building on Jan. 1, police said.

The victim left her luggage in front of the building near Willoughby Street unattended for about 30 minutes at 8 pm when someone ran off with it, including her wallet, Canada Goose vest, and cash worth a total of nearly $2,700, according to authorities.


A jerk swiped a woman’s wallet that she dropped inside an Albee Square store on Jan. 2, police said.

The victim told police she was shopping inside the department store near Fleet Street a little before 11 am when she didn’t realize she had dropped her wallet and someone snatched it with her credit cards and gift cards inside it, according to authorities.


Cops cuffed two teens for stealing phones from a Jay Street store on Jan. 5, police said.

The two suspects and one baddie authorities are still looking for ran out of the store near Willoughby Street at about 7:15 pm with several Iphone Xs worth $1,850, officials said.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 7:34 pm, January 9, 2019
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