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Brooklyn Paper: Creepy home invader steals girl’s piggy bank


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Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Piggy bank heist

A brazen home intruder nabbed a piggy bank from a 72nd Street apartment on Aug. 28.

The victim told police that the burglar snuck into her bedroom and grabbed her toes inside the house between 19th and 20th avenues at 4 am, before running away with her piggy bank and her cellphone.

Sneak thief

A scoundrel stole five pairs of sneakers from a 21st Avenue building on Aug. 26.

The victim told cops that the bandit snagged the shoes — worth $1,300 total — from the hallway of the apartment building between 85th and 86th streets at 7:30. 

The crook left one pair of shoes at the scene, which are being used as investigatory evidence, according to police reports. 

Tired out 

A bandit stole the wheels and tires off a Benson Avenue car on Aug. 28.

The victim told police that the thief stole the tires and wheels, worth $2,500, from her car parked by Bay 20th Street at about 4:50 am.

Car break-in

A nogoodnik swiped a wallet from an unlocked car on 70th Avenue sometime between Aug. 27 and Aug. 28.

The victim told police that he parked his car by 21st Avenue at 6 am, but when he returned the next morning, his wallet was missing from the center console.

Brooklyn Paper