GREENPOINT — A Nikon camera, a tripod and other photography equipment were stolen from a car’s trunk in Greenpoint soon after the driver had been in an accident, police said.
The victim, a 28-year-old man, was involved in an early morning accident on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on May 11, which damaged the trunk of his car, police said.
The man then drove away and parked the vehicle at Meeker Avenue and Apollo Street, but couldn’t close the broken trunk, which held the equipment, according to police.
When the man left the vehicle unattended between 5 a.m. and 5:10 a.m., the camera, tripod and other valuables were stolen, police said.
The cost of the stolen property was not immediately available. No arrests have been made as yet.
Other notable crimes in the 94th Precinct, according to police, include:
► An Apple laptop, speakers and a computer mouse were stolen from a Williamsburg home after the victim spent hours drinking with the thief. The victim, a 52-year-old man, met the alleged thief at a bar between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. on May 5. The two left the bar and bought alcohol at the corner of Bedford Avenue and North Eighth Street then went back to the victim’s nearby residence on North Ninth Street around 8:30 a.m.
The thief then struck the man on his head with a glass bottle and made away with the property, the victim told police. The victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital. A description of the thief was not immediately available.
► A $1,500 electric bicycle was stolen from a sidewalk in Williamsburg while the owner was delivering food nearby. The victim had made a delivery at a location on Skillman Street between Manhattan and Graham avenues when the electric bike was stolen from the sidewalk on May 10 between 9 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. The bike did not have a lock on it, the victim told police.
► An active member of the U.S. Army who was visiting New York was robbed of designer clothing, a watch and credit cards after thieves broke into her car at Wythe Avenue and North 11th Street on May 11 between 2:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. The value of the stolen goods was not available.
► An Apple laptop, camera, checkbook and speakers were stolen from a residence near Manhattan Avenue and Frost Street on May 6. The victim, a 38-year-old man, went to work at 7:25 a.m. and returned at 5:25 p.m. to find his apartment door unlocked and damaged. The victim told police he had locked the door before leaving that morning. The value of the stolen goods was not available.