Vicious cyclist-on-cyclist crime

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90th Precinct


Bicycle thief

A perp on a black bicycle robbed another cyclist at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge near Broadway on Nov. 7.

The cyclist told police that she was riding down the bike path toward Driggs Avenue at 12:25 am when the perp rode up to her, pushed her to the ground, and stated, “Stop, don’t scream, give me your bag.”

She struggled with the perp, but he gave up and made a getaway on the ramp toward Manhattan on his own bike.

Choke hold

A thief choked a woman on Keap Street and tried to rob her on Nov. 7.

The victim was near Broadway at 12:30 am when the perp ran up behind her and started choking and hitting her face.

The perp let her go and fled.


A thief snatched an iPhone from a woman on the J train at Marcy Avenue on Nov. 9.

The victim told police that she was surfing the web on her phone at 10:30 am when the perp grabbed her phone from her hands and scratched her face.

He ran off the train into the station and down to Broadway.

McKibbin hello

Two perps stole a computer from a McKibbin Street apartment on Nov. 13, waking up a terrified tenant.

The resident left her door unlocked at 7 pm, but was awakened at 3:40 am by two sets of footsteps. She said, “Hello?” prompting the two perps to flee the apartment toward Bushwick Avenue — with her laptop, by the way.

Wallet gone

A thief stole a wallet, $100, and a computer from a N. First Street apartment on Nov. 12.

The tenant left her apartment near Kent Avenue at 1:30 am, but when she returned at 5 am, she saw that her stuff was missing.

Grand damn

Two suspects stole $6,690 worth of clothing and electronics from a Grand Street apartment building on Nov. 9 — but cops said they nabbed the suspects later that day.

The tenants left the building near Powers Street at 9:15 am, but when one resident returned at 2:30 pm, he noticed that the apartment had been ransacked.

Police scoured the location, and arrested two suspects. Cops said the alleged thieves still had the ill-gotten booty on them.

Broken dreams

A thief stole a video game system and iGizmos from a S. Third Street apartment on Nov. 13.

The tenants left the unit near Bedford Avenue at noon, but when they returned hours later, they saw that a thief had broken in through the fire escape and stole their games and an iPod, and an iPad.

Chevy heavy

A thief stole a Chevy Traiblazer from Broadway near Bedford Avenue sometime between Nov. 4 and Nov. 11.

Upfront bass

A thief stole a $3,500 bass from a car on Wythe Avenue on Nov. 10.

The driver parked his Honda Acura near S. Ninth Street at 1 am, but by the time he returned nine hours later, the passenger-side window had been smashed and his instrument was missing.

— Aaron Short

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