A perp snatched a woman’s pocketbook after she left it unattended on a bench in a shop on Montague Street between Clinton and Henry streets on December 19 around 12:30 p.m. The woman said she set her purse, containing $900, on the bench so she could go look at shoes.
A bike-riding thief snatched a purse from a 57-year-old woman walking on Garden Place near Joralemon Street on December 20 around 8 p.m. The purse contained a cellphone, $200 and reading glasses.
A thief took off with six wool coats valued at $225 each from a clothing store on Montague Street between Clinton and Henry streets on December 18 at 7:35 p.m.
Two robbers were arrested after they stole a cell phone from a teenager he was walking near the corner of Bridge and Tillary streets on December 15 at 12:30 p.m.
A robber stole $1000 from a bank on Montague Street between Court and Clinton streets on December 18 around noon. The man approached the teller with a note demanding the money, and the teller complied, after which the perp fled on foot.
A thief stole a woman’s purse containing a BlackBerry and wallet on a 2 train at the Borough Hall station on December 15 at 3:30 p.m.