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Jerk punches and robs man on Driggs Avenue

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94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Punch served

A robber punched a man in the face when he refused to give up his wallet on Driggs Avenue on March 22.

The victim told police he was near Russell Street at 10 pm when the thug approached him and demanded his wallet. When the victim refused, the thief struck the man’s face and ran away.

Sorry thief

A smelly thug pushed a 45-year-old woman and held her up on Humboldt Street on March 23.

The victim told police she was near Driggs Avenue at 3:50 am when the goon approached her, punched her, and pushed her to the ground, saying, “Shut the f--- up, give me your money or I’ll kill you!”

She took cash out of her pocketbook, and the jerk — who she told police smelled of a mix of alcohol and body odor — said, “I’m sorry.”

On camera

A thief stole a woman’s camera, lenses, and jewelry from her N. Fifth Street apartment on March 20.

The victim told police she left her apartment near Berry Street at 1 pm, but when she returned six hours later, her stuff was gone.

Pool sticks

A pool shark stole several pool sticks from a car parked on Conselyea Street on March 21.

The driver told police he parked his car near Lorimer Street at 3:30 pm, but when he returned an hour later, he saw his car was unlocked and his brand-new sticks were gone.

Medical supplies

A thief stole several test gauges from a car parked on Banker Street on March 24.

The driver told cops he parked his car near Meserole Street at 8 am, but when he returned four hours later, his equipment was gone.

Tired tires

A thief stole a the tires and rims from a car parked on Dupont Street parking spot on March 24.

The driver said she parked her car near Manhattan Avenue at 5 pm, but when she returned at 2 the next morning, her tires were gone and her car was on cement blocks.

Nissan swiped

A thief stole an incarcerated man’s Nissan Maxima parked on Withers Street sometime between Dec. 5 and March 25.

The driver told police he parked his car near Kingsland Avenue on Dec. 5, but was arrested and put in prison. When he got out and checked on his car on March 25 at 11 pm, it was missing.

Buick bucked

A thief stole a man’s Buick Lesabre parked on Humboldt Street on March 24.

The driver said he parked his car near Driggs Avenue at 10 pm, but when he returned at 9 am the next day, his car was missing.

— Aaron Short

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