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A thug and his five accomplices stabbed and robbed a 32-year-old man on Graham Avenue on Dec. 25.
The victim was walking near Johnson Avenue at 5:07 am, when the perps attacked. One stabbed the man in his torso while the others took his wallet.
Three thugs sliced a man’s face open on Grand Street on Dec. 22, cops said.
The victim was about to step into a bar near Driggs Avenue at 11:20 pm, when the perps jumped him.
One suspect pulled out a knife and slashed his face before cops took the assailant into custody.
A gun-toting goon robbed a woman inside her Keap Street building on Dec. 24.
The victim was entering her building near Grand Street at 8:25 pm when the perp followed her inside and said, “Give me your bag!”
The woman resisted at first, but quickly changed her mind when the suspect flashed his pistol.
A thief swiped a man’s phone as he got onto the L-train on Dec. 21 — but he didn’t get far with the item.
Witnesses said the suspect exited a train that had just rumbled into the Montrose Avenue station at 9:50 pm and grabbed his victim’s cellphone.
The victim demanded his phone back, but the suspect punched him in the face and ran off — only to be arrested a short time later.
A fashion-forward thief stole $1,500 worth of bags and scarves from a Grand Street boutique on Dec. 17.
The thief entered Le Grand Strip near Bedford Avenue at 5:15 pm, taking the costly accessories from an unlocked display case.
Thieves were violating a lot of people’s personal space this week. Here’s the rundown.
• A hungry burglar broke into a S. Sixth Street nouveau barbecue joint on Dec. 24, where he cracked a safe and stole $880.
The proprietor locked up his restaurant at 6 am, but when he returned a few hours later, he saw the safe was open and his cash was gone.
• A thief took $4,600 from an ATM machine inside a Lorimer Street dry cleaners shop on Dec. 19.
The cash-strapped crook busted the store’s front lock sometime after 8 pm.
A thief stole a bag, iPod, camera, and keys from a car parked on Meserole Street on Dec. 21.
The driver left his vehicle near Manhattan Avenue at 12:45 pm. He returned at 2 pm, but it was already too late: his driver’s side window had been smashed and his stuff was already missing.
A thief stole two guitars from a car parked on S. Fifth Street.
The driver parked near Kent Avenue at 9 pm on Dec. 17 and didn’t return for more than 24 hours — giving the thief plenty of time to break the driver’s side window and take the music makers.
— Aaron Short
©2011 Community Newspaper Group
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