PARK SLOPE — Two men were arrested after stealing $104 in baby formula from the Atlantic Terminal Target on Dec. 15, according to a police report.
The thieves, one 19 and one 21, put packages of Enfamil baby formula into a bag, along with men's pants and gloves as a security guard watched, according to the report.
Other recent crimes in the 78th Precinct include the following, with details from police reports and criminal complaints:
► A 23-year-old man was arrested Dec. 13 after an undercover police officer at J.J. Byrne playground spotted him stealing a bag containing jeans, a cellphone charger, body spray, and a purse from inside the Old Stone House on Third Street and Fifth Avenue.
► A 75-year-old woman was arrested Dec. 14 after hitting her daughter in the head with scissors Dec. 14 in an apartment on Dean Street near Carlton Avenue. The daughter sustained a minor cut and refused medical attention.
► A 23-year-old cashier at the Atlantic Terminal Target was arrested Dec. 17 after her managers discovered she had stolen $1,936 in merchandise over a period of two months.
► A $696 HP Envy touch screen laptop was stolen from the lobby of a building on Fourth Avenue and Warren Street on Dec. 12. The computer was in a package delivered to the building. A neighbor of the intended recipient signed for the package and left it in the lobby.
MORE PARK SLOPE CRIME NEWS
Overall, major crime in the 78th Precinct has dropped 8 percent this year compared to the same period in 2015, according to the most recent statistics from the NYPD. There were 889 major crimes reported between Jan. 1 and Dec. 18, 2016, and 964 major crimes during that period in 2015.
Editor's note: The 78th Precinct does not regularly provide 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.