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Lots of gunplay in the ‘hood

for The Brooklyn Paper

Not chill

Two thugs, one of them armed with a gun, stole a Sidekick and a wallet from a man in the Bedford Avenue L-train station on Sept. 10.

The victim was going down the stairs at around 3:25 pm when the first goon came up and started jostling his pockets as though he were looking for change.

“What’s that?” the thug asked.

The victim told him to “Chill,” but the goon’s accomplice responded by lifting his shirt to reveal a handgun.

“You don’t want to get shot over nothing?” he threatened before he and his partner in crime forced the victim to the ground and took the phone and cash.

Came in threes

Three thugs, one with a gun, robbed and beat a woman, taking her for her iPod, cell phone, cards and cash on Sept. 11.

The woman was near the corner of N. 10th Street and Wythe Avenue at 11:05 pm when the terrible trio approached.

One man pulled a black and silver handgun and said, “Give me your purse.”

The woman and her boyfriend tried to run, but the gunman bashed the woman three times in the head, and ran off with her valuables.

Fake out

A middle-aged man swiped a woman’s purse near the corner of Kent Avenue and N. Eighth Street on Sept 11.

The victim was passing the corner at around 2 am when a man in his late 40s walked past her, then doubled back to snatch her handbag.

He got cash and cards.


A thief broke into a car that had been parked under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in the heart of hip, happening Williamsburg and stole a camera.

The man told cops that he had parked the car near Meeker and Union avenues at noon on Sept. 10 and returned 10 hours later to find a broken side window and the camera gone.

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