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Topiary terror

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Shrub-hating vandals overturned foliage at a Bergen Street building on June 14.

The 67-year-old victim told cops that she returned to her home, which is between Grand and Classon avenues, at 2 pm to find that her garden was in complete disarray.

Rock, roll, crash

A 28-year-old man was caught throwing a rock through a Lincoln Place window on June 15.

The man threw the rock through the lobby window at 11:30 at night, then fled the building, which is between Vanderbilt and Underhill avenues.

In an unrelated incident, a 51-year-old woman reported that an unknown object came crashing through her living room window on June 14.

The woman, who lives in a seventh-floor apartment on St. Johns Place between Washington and Underhill avenues heard the crash at around 5 pm.

Take out

Thieves busted into a Washington Avenue restaurant on June 15.

The owner of the joint, which is between Prospect and Park places, told cops that the crook must have broken the lock and pried open the door after closing time late on June 14.

The perp got away with $410.

Road rage

A trucker and a cyclist got into an altercation on Dean Street on June 12.

The 25-year-old biker said he had stopped at a light at the corner of Classon Avenue at approximately 3 pm when the trucker backed into him.

When the biker complained, the got out of his rig and whacked the biker on his head, cops said.

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