The hinges to the door, which connects to an alleyway, had been unscrewed, according to police.
Both men were punched in the face before the suspects took their cellphones and fled, police said.
Two teens grabbed a woman's handbag at Pier 15 in the Financial District, then rode off on Citi Bikes.
The thieves spent more than $200 at a local McDonald's after stealing the man's debit card, police said.
Designer items and medication worth thousands of dollars were stolen from two cars on Charlton St.
The victim stated that the cash went missing from his wallet between Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, police said.
Police said three men stole a woman's purse at the Hotel Chantelle on Sept. 20.
The thief ran into the tunnel at the Seventh Avenue subway stop in Park Slope.
Police said three men made off with at least 30 pairs of designer sunglasses from Sunglass Hut.
A woman had her $200 necklace stolen by a man at the Wall Street stop on the 2 train.
Three men tried to steal an SUV in Longwood but fled when they hit a squad car, police said.
A thief grabbed the cash from the West Broadway restaurant in an overnight break-in, police said.
Burglaries have jumped 39 percent, partly driven by thefts of new appliances and tools, police say.
The suspects posed as ConEd workers to access the man's home and rob him, police said.
Alajuwon Aleem, 22, bit a man who tried to stop him from stealing a friend's purse, police said.
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