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CRIME BLOTTER: Dove Soap Thief Strikes Park Slope Pharmacy Again

 A thief swiped Dove soap and Axe body wash from a Park Slope pharmacy, according to a police report.
A thief swiped Dove soap and Axe body wash from a Park Slope pharmacy, according to a police report.
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PARK SLOPE — A Park Slope pharmacy is getting cleaned out by soap-stealing thieves, according to recent police reports.

For the second time in three weeks, a thief hit the CVS on Ninth Street and Sixth Avenue and swiped Dove soap, according to police reports.

The theft happened on July 3 at 10 p.m. The thief took a bundle of Dove soap worth $27 and $27 in Axe body wash, according to the report.

On June 28, a thief stole 50 bars of Dove soap from the same drug store, according to a police report.

Other recent crimes in the 78th Precinct include the following, with details from police reports:

► A man had his 2004 Acura stolen after he left it running on Seventh Avenue near Carroll Street on July 4 at about 8:25 p.m. The owner of nearby Da Nonna Rosa restaurant told police the thief had been eating in his establishment right before stealing the car.

► A 48-year-old woman was arrested after assaulting a woman with a pen inside the Park Slope Women's Shelter on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street on July 9 at 2:55 p.m.

► A $15,000 2016 Triumph motorcycle was stolen after its 60-year-old owner left it parked overnight on the street near his home on 14th Street and Seventh Avenue on July 5.

► A ponytailed thief of unknown gender stole a UPS package containing a $99 piece of LogiTech equipment while the intended recipient was on vacation on July 1. The victim, who lives on Fourth Street near Seventh Avenue, told police that package thefts are common at his building.

► Someone tried to break into a 1997 Toyota parked near Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue on June 28. The would-be thief left dents and scratches on the car but didn’t steal anything.

► RELATED: No Arrests Yet in Rape Attempts in Park Slope and Windsor Terrace

► RELATED: Kids From 'Good Families' Behind Park Slope Cellphone Muggings, Police Say

Overall, major crime in the 78th Precinct has dropped 14 percent this year compared to the same period in 2015, according to the most recent statistics from the NYPD. There were 388 major crimes reported between Jan. 1 and July 3, 2016, and 451 major crimes during that period in 2015.

Editor's note: The 78th Precinct no longer provides information to the media on open cases involving major crimes such as robbery, grand larceny, rape, burglary and felony assault. Some information on those crimes can be found on the NYPD's CompStat 2.0 website and on the NYPD's NYC Crime Map.