The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
A Bag of Electronics
A crook snatched a bag full of high-end cameras and a laptop from a woman’s 14th Street stoop on April 15.
The 62-year-old victim told police that she left her bag, which contained a Canon camera, a $600 zoom lens and a laptop, on her stoop for two minutes at around 8:05 p.m. When she came back, it was gone.
A thief stole a motorcycle from its parking space on Degraw Street on April 17.
The victim told police that he parked his 2002 Suzuki between Fourth and Fifth avenues on April 16 at about 7:30 p.m. When he went back the next day at 10:17 a.m., it was gone.
A swift crook snatched a woman’s cellphone out of her hands after she stepped out of a cab on Sixth Avenue on April 19.
The 22-year-old victim told police that she stepped out of the cab at the intersection of 15th Street at around 12:45 a.m., took her iPhone out of her purse and then a man ran up and snatched it from her and ran. The woman said it happened too fast to get a good look at the crook.
A crook swiped a woman’s wallet from a baby stroller while she was shopping at a thrift shop on Fifth Avenue on April 20.
The 34-year-old victim told police that she left her wallet in her baby’s stroller unattended while she was shopping at Life Thrift Shop, on the corner of 13th Street, at around 1:30 p.m. About 30 minutes later, she went back to get her wallet to buy some clothes, but it was gone.
The crook, who was caught on the store’s cameras, made off with credit cards, gift certificates and $12 in cash. No arrests have been made.
Bad Sleep on the Q
A quick-handed pickpocket swiped a hand-held videogame console from a man sleeping on the Q train on April 22.
The victim told police that he was riding a northbound Q train when he fell asleep. When he woke up at around 4:50 a.m., he realized that his backpack was open and his Nintendo 3DS was missing.