68th Precinct Police Beat: Two more reports of stolen rims and tires

Between Monday, May 2 and Sunday, May 8, the 68th Precinct received reports of three grand larcenies and one assault. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


The trend of stolen car tires and rims in the Bay Ridge area continues as a 34-year-old woman found her car missing two tires and rims after she left it parked near Shore Road and 72ndStreet on Tuesday, May 3 at around 8:20 a.m. When she returned to the vehicle,  she discovered the loss.

While stealing the victim’s car parts, worth approximately $1,700, the unknown perp left behind the jack, tire locks and lug nuts.


A 28-year-old man left his car on the northeast corner of Dyker Place and 84th Street on Monday, May 2 at around 5 a.m. When he returned to the vehicle the following day at 5:20 p.m., he realized an unknown perp had stolen all four tires and rims, valued at approximately $2,480, from the vehicle.


A 45-year-old woman was struck in the face with a glass beer bottle by a woman she knew inside an apartment at Fourth Avenue and 78th Street on Sunday, May 8 at around 5 a.m. The attack resulted in swelling on the victim’s right cheek.

The assailant is described as five feet, two inches tall and approximately 100 pounds with brown hair.


A 50-year-old man was paying his check inside a restaurant at 72nd Street and Third Avenue on Thursday, May 5 at around 5:30 p.m. when he put his wallet down on the counter to sign for the payment. The victim claims that while his back was turned, his wallet, which contained seven credit and debit cards, was stolen by an unknown perp. The cards were cancelled and no unauthorized charges were made.

No arrests have been made.

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