The nail polish bottles were worth about $7,500.
The man claimed he'd never done something like that before, police said.
Plus: A thief stole a Chanel Maxi bag from a woman's Greenpoint home by breaking the front door.
Burglaries in Williamsburg and Greenpoint went up by nearly 24 percent in 2014.
The thief used a piece of sheetrock to block the door, police said.
A group of eight to 10 men surrounded the man and demanded money, according to police.
Blacks were stopped far more frequently than other groups in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick.
Two evidence storage facilities sustained major damage in the storm, police sources said.
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