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A hot-headed motorist and his goons attacked another driver during a road rage incident at 73rd Street on Jan. 23.
The victim told cops that he was driving between Seventh Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway at around 8:30 pm when he saw a double-parked car. The victim thought he couldn’t get around the other vehicle, so he honked his horn. Then some unknown dude near the double-parked car smacked the victim’s car. Once the victim got out to confront the smacker, he was jumped by a few dudes, who broke his jaw during the beat-down.
Someone stole cards, gloves and laptop from a car parked on Ridge Boulevard near 82nd Street on Jan. 25. The victim told cops that he parked his ride at 2 am and returned eight hours later to find that his stuff was gone.
An ice-cold thief mugged a 12-year-old kid for his jacket on Fourth Avenue on Jan. 24.
The pre-teen victim told cops that he was near 72nd Street at around 6 pm when a young thug approached him from behind, yelling, “Give me your jacket.”
The perp then pushed the kid, kicked him in the stomach and yanked off his Gap coat.
Two weapon-wielding thugs mugged a guy in a Fifth Avenue lobby on Jan. 24.
The victim told cops that he was entering his building, which is between 81st and 82nd streets, at around 10:30 pm. He saw one of the perps outside the door and an accomplice waiting in the lobby. The lobby-dwelling perp then pulled the victim inside, threw him against the wall and threatened him with a large kitchen knife. The other thug walked in the building, took out his gun and pressed it to the victim’s temple. He demanded money, so the victim gave him $80. Finally, the two robbers fled.
Someone stole lottery tickets and several pieces of pricey jewelry — including a $4,000 diamond engagement ring — from a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Jan. 28.
The formerly blinging victim told cops that he left his home, which is between Narrows Avenue and Colonial Road, at around 6:30 am and returned 12 hours later to find his front door broken and his accessories gone.
— Alex Rush
©2011 Community Newspaper Group
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