Southern Brooklyn

Cops Hunt Q Train Bandits



Police are hunting for a group of men believed to be behind a robbery on the Q line, and who spent their spoils in Sheepshead Bay and Brighton Beach.

Authorities shared video stills of four men they say stole a wallet from a sleeping straphanger on the Q train in December, News 12 reports.

The thieves allegedly used the stolen credit cards for a shopping spree at Stop & Shop on Avenue Y and Dunkin Donuts in Brighton Beach.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.