WILLIAMSBURG — A woman chased down a thief who stole from her backpack and snatched back her iPhone back — but not her credit card or MetroCard, police said.
The unidentified woman, 23, was walking south on Graham Avenue, near Conselyea Street, on Saturday about 6:50 p.m. when someone unzipped her backpack and took off with several items, police said.
She went after the thief, who threw the phone back, police said. She was unable to get back her other items, police said.
No one has been arrested for the incident.
Other notable crimes that occurred in the 94th Precinct include:
► Two Subaru cars and a Yamaha motorcycle were stolen across Greenpoint and Williamsburg last week, police said.
A man, 34, parked his 2002 Subaru Impreza on Beadel Street near Vandervoort Avenue on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. When he returned the next day at 8 a.m., it was gone, police said.
A 2000 Subaru Forester was taken after a man, 25, parked it on Kent Avenue near Metropolitan Avenue last Friday between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., police said.
And a 34-year-old man's 2003 Yamaha R1 Motorcycle was taken after he parked it on North Seventh Street near Berry Street last Tuesday night around 11 p.m., police said.