Brooklyn’s Bicycle Thieves Want Your iPhone


Two-wheeled thieves, who snatch tricked-out iPhones from touch-screening pedestrians in upscale Brooklyn neighborhoods like Park Slope, Boerum Hill, and Prospect Heights, are proving to be a determined lot. After crashing into a van with a freshly liberated iPhone in hand, a thief at Park Place and Vanderbilt Avenue abandoned the bike and fled on foot. [NYP]