Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
Some thug robbed a woman at gunpoint on St. James Place on June 14.
The victim told cops that she was near Lefferts Place at around 2 am when the perp approached her from behind, pointed a handgun at her back, and said, “Give me your phone, I will shoot you.” She handed over her cell to the thief, who then fled.
An Ultimate Fighting Champ wannabe beat up and mugged a guy on Grand Avenue on June 12.
The victim told cops that he was between Gates and Putnam avenues at around 10 am when an unknown man approached him. The perp placed him in a chokehold, threw him to the ground, hit him on the head and made off with his phone and wallet.
Some guy driving a gray minivan stole a motorcycle on S. Portland Avenue on June 16.
Witnesses told cops that they saw the thief pull up on the block between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street in his soccer mom car at around 9:30 pm. He grabbed the 2009 Yamaha bike, put it in his van and drove off.
At least three homes were broken into last week. Here are the frustrating details:
• Someone sneaked through the window of a Waverly Avenue apartment on June 16 to steal a laptop and bottle of whiskey. The victim told cops that she left her home, which is between Greene and Gates avenues, at 10 am and returned two hours later to find her stuff gone.
• Someone sneaked into a Gates Avenue apartment on June 18 and made off with three Apple computers. The victim told cops that he left his home, between Washington and Waverly avenues, at 9:30 am. He returned at 1:40 pm to find his living room window open and his gadgets missing.
• Cops arrested a guy who stole a power tool from a Vanderbilt Avenue apartment on June 17. The victim told cops that he left his home, which is between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue, at 9:45 am and returned 15 minutes later to find that his tool is missing. Police nabbed their suspect later that day.
Someone stole a bicycle chained to the front door of a S. Portland Avenue house on June 16.
The fit victim told cops that he locked his bike in front of his home, which is between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues, at noon. The bike was gone when he returned 20 minutes later.
Some jerk snatch an iPhone from a woman on the corner of DeKalb Avenue and S. Elliot Place on June 17.
The victim told cops that she was near the intersection at around 8 pm when the perp approached her from behind and nabbed her gadget.
Cops arrested a woman whom they say swiped a wallet from a lady at a Fulton Street bar on June 17.
The victim told cops that she was in Hanson Dry, a bar between Clinton and Waverly avenues, at around 11:30 pm when a pick-pocket swiped her billfold. But a witness told that victim that she saw who made the shady move, and cops collared the suspect.
Thieves stole dozens of razor blades from a Myrtle Avenue CVS on June 19.
The manager of the store, which is between Navy Street and Navy Walk, told cops that some guy came up to her at around 9:40 am and tried to distract her by asking questions. But she noticed two other men walking down the aisle and filling up a bag with razors. Before she could stop them, they fled.
Someone stole clothes, a laptop and insurance cards from a 1999 Honda Civic parked near Willoughby Street and Ashland Place on June 14.
The victim told cops that he parked his ride at around 10:40 am. He returned two hours later to find his front passenger-side window open and his stuff gone.
— Alex Rush
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