1. Burglar sneaks away
A burglar stole about $10,600 in goods from a 26-year-old woman’s 410 W. 261 St. home on Jan. 9 around 2 p.m., according to police.
Upon entering, she heard someone moving upstairs. After walking up, she noticed a bathroom window open and no one in sight. However, property including electronics, jewelry and other miscellaneous items had been stolen.
The case is still open to detectives.
2. Brazen break-in
Police said a burglar stole about $5,115 in property from a 5931 Liebig Ave. home on Monday around 12:30 p.m.
As the 53-year-old victim came home to find his front door unlocked, neighbors noticed a black Honda Accord parked in front and a roughly 5-foot-6 black male in black boots, pants and a shirt, whom police described as the suspect.
The case is currently closed to detectives.
3. One Civic stolen…
A man who parked his 1997 Honda Civic in front of 5775 Mosholu Ave. on Jan. 9 returned around 2 a.m. the next day to find it missing, according to police.
The car and musical instruments inside were valued at $1,090 and the grand larceny auto case is closed to detectives.
4. …then another
Authorities said a 1998 Honda Civic was stolen from in front of 6052 Spencer Ave. on Jan. 9.
The victim, a 67-year-old woman, said the car had no alarm and that there was no sign of forceful entry.
The case is closed to detectives. Two Civics were stolen last week, suggesting a new trend within the confines of the 50th Precinct.
5. Employee steals
A former employee of the TJ Maxx at 171 W. 230th St., was reported to have been stealing from the store from Dec. 14 to Dec. 29, taking a total of $1,000.
According to police, the former cashier processed refunds for items never purchased and split the money between him and his friends.
The report offered no description of the perpetrator and the investigation is ongoing.
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