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90th Precinct

Williamsburg–Bushwick

Well-heeled

A woman used her sharpest weapon on a man at a luncheonette on Graham Avenue on Aug. 2.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was eating his dinner at 6:30 pm and having an argument on his cellphone.

A woman and her brother were so perturbed by the man’s conversation that the woman got up and hit the man in his face with the heel of black dress shoe. Then her brother snagged his wallet, which contained credit cards and $240, before both ran out of the diner, which is between McKibben and Boerum streets.

Cry after weddings

A thief got away with some loot from an apartment on South Third Street on Aug. 1.

The hoodlum entered the apartment, which is between Driggs and Bedford avenues, through the fire escape while the victim was away at a friend’s wedding in Ohio.

When the 25-year-old bridesmaid returned, she discovered that she’d lost her mountain bike and laptop.

Mac attack

A thief went to work and stole a man’s laptop from his South Third Street apartment while the tenant was at his own workplace on Aug. 3.

The 37-year-old man returned to the apartment, which is between Wythe and Berry, at 10:30 pm to discover that the front door of his place was unlocked.

His laptop was gone.

No reception

Four perps followed a man on his way to the subway station at Broadway and Lorimer Street on Aug. 1.

The 26-year-old victim was walking to the subway at 1:30 pm when the men followed him down the stairs and into he station.

The first perp asked him if he had an extra swipe on his Metrocard while two other thugs snagged his cellphone. Then they all took off.

— Jessica Firger

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PJ from Williamsburg says:
Wake up Yuppies, Brooklyn is still tough. Don't fall asleep this isn't Kansas.
Aug. 7, 2008, 10:58 pm

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