Blotter: 68th Precinct

68th Precinct

Between Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11, the 68th Precinct received reports of two grand larcenies. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


A 41-year-old Asian woman working at a chain store near 75th Street and Third Avenue received a phone call on Wednesday, March 11 from an unknown suspect claiming to be with Con Edison. According to cops, the call came in around 12:51 p.m. and the unknown caller informed the woman that she needed to pay her electric bill.

The victim then purchased two pre-paid cards, both for $500, and paid the suspect.


A 29-year-old man was walking near the southeast corner of 65th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 a.m. when, cops say, an unknown man bumped into him. Seconds later, the victim noticed that his Michael Kors wallet was missing.

The suspect – described as an Asian man in his mid-30s with brown hair and brown eyes – made off with the victim’s social security card, driver’s license, and multiple credit cards.

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