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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Gold rush

A bandit stole a chain from a man on East 55th Street on Oct. 7.

The dirtbag approached the victim near Fillmore Avenue at approximately 11:40 am before grabbing the necklace and fleeing in a silver SUV.

Window smasher

A pilferer looted a car on E. 59 Place on Oct. 12.

The victim told police that he left the car between Strickland and Mill avenues at around 4:40 am and returned 10 minutes later to find the car broken into and $2,250 worth of items missing.

The crook fled the scene in a White Ford Econoline, according to police.

Macy’s Marauder

Police arrested a man for allegedly shoplifting at an Avenue U shopping mall on Oct. 11.

An employee told police that the suspect attempted to flee the store near E. 52nd Street at around 7 pm with more than $1,300 worth of clothing.

Police arrived on the scene and cuffed the man no felony grand larceny charges, according to police reports.

— Jessica Parks

Posted 12:00 am, October 16, 2019
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