Delivery man left without his ride


A 25-year-old food deliveryman arrived at his destination, the apartment building at the 3100 block of Bailey Avenue on a bicycle, but had to leave without it.

It took place May 12 at 8:35 p.m., when he locked his electronic bike to a nearby street sign and walked into the building to complete the delivery, according to police. When he emerged, his bike — valued at $1,600 — was gone.

Thieves allegedly came by and cut his lock, police said.

Shrimp thief shirks shop

A store manager for the Stop & Shop at 5716 Broadway was threatened with an unidentified sharp metal object after attempting to stop a thief, police say.

The thief reportedly entered the store just after 5 p.m., on May 8, according to police, shoving $130 of cooked shrimp into his backpack.

When the manager put himself between the shrimp and its would-be swindler, the man pulled out a sharp metal object and told him, “I need you to get away from me,” according to the report.

The manager stepped out of the way and the crustacean enthusiast left the store with his spoils.

Car thief nabbed in Allerton

Police caught up to a 41-year-old man on the Bronx River Parkway May 7, accusing him of stealing a car from outside a luxury Spuyten Duyvil apartment building.

Officers from the 45th Precinct nabbed him at 11:45 a.m., just a day after his allegedly took a 2019 Toyota Highlander from the 3000 block of Henry Hudson Parkway.

Police valued the vehicle at $45,000.

The man was charged with grand larceny of an auto.