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Two robbers punched a man in the face outside a Rodney Street club and stole his cash on April 14.
The man told police he was near Broadway at 11:25 pm when the jerks approached and started punching him in the face.
The thieves then stole $180 from his pocket and ran away.
A bat-wielding marauder robbed a man in his Filmore Place building on April 12, according to cops.
The victim told police he was leaving the basement of the building near Driggs Avenue at 5 pm when the ruffian approached him with a bat and growled, “You’re not going nowhere, give me your money!”
So, he tossed over his wallet with $20 in it, and the robber chased him out of the building. Police arrested a suspect shortly after.
A thief threatened and robbed a man on Filmore Place on April 10.
The victim told officials he was near Driggs Avenue at 7:58 pm when the thief approached him and asked, “What time is it?” He then pushed the victim against a wall and sneered, “Give me everything you have or I will kill you,” the victim told police.
The man handed over $35 and the bully fled.
A crook grabbed a woman’s purse and iPhone on S. Fifth Street on April 15.
The woman told police she was near Berry Street at 5 am when the thief snatched her bag containing her phone and cash, and ran away.
Two thieves stole a man’s iPhone on Ingraham Street on April 13.
The victim told police he was near Bogart Street at 1 pm when the thugs approached and said, “Give me that s---!”
They took his phone from his pocket and ran away.
A thief scratched a man’s face and stole his phone on S. Eighth Street on April 9.
The victim told police the perp approached him near Driggs Avenue at 10:30 am and asked him for a cigarette. When the victim said he was out, the perp scratched him, stole his phone and his chain, and ran away.
A thief stole a locked safe containing $24,000 worth of jewelry from a S. Ninth Street apartment on April 10.
The tenant told police he left his building near Berry Street at 12:30 pm, but when he returned two hours later, the safe was gone.
A robber stole a computer, camera, and iPad from a S. Eighth Street apartment on April 8.
The tenant told cops he left his apartment near Driggs Avenue at 12:30 pm, but when he returned at 9:15 pm, his stuff was gone.
Someone stole a computer from a S. Eighth Street apartment on April 9.
The tenant told officials he left his apartment near Driggs Avenue at 1 pm, but when he returned eight hours later, it was gone.
S. Eighth Street between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street
A crook stole a computer, camera, and cash from a Berry Street apartment on April 9.
The tenant told police he left his apartment near S. Fourth Street at 8:30 am, but when he returned at 3:35 pm, his stuff was gone.
A thief stole $63,000 worth of jewelry and a computer from a Hope Street apartment on April 9.
The tenant told cops she left her apartment near Roebling Street at 2:40 pm, but when she returned five hours later, her front window was open and her valuables were gone.
A thief stole $3,500 in jewelry and $600 from a S. Third Street apartment on April 13.
The tenant told police he left his apartment between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street at 8:45 am, but when he returned at 11:30 am, his apartment was in disarray and his stuff was missing.
Someone stole two computers from two separate apartments in a S. First Street building between April 8 and 10.
One tenant told police that she left her apartment between Bedford and Driggs avenues on April 8 at 4:35 pm, but when she returned at 6:30 am on April 10, her laptop was gone.
Another tenant left his apartment on April 9 at 9:45 am, but when he returned at 8 that night, his computer was stolen.
A thief stole three bikes attached to a car parked on Grand Street on April 15.
The driver told cops he parked his car near Union Avenue at 10:15 am, but when he returned at 11:50 am, the bikes were gone.
Two thieves stole a man’s motorcycle on Bedford Avenue for a joyride on April 14.
The driver told cops he parked his car near Metropolitan Avenue at 7:59 am when a witness saw one perp break the lock and the two ride down Metropolitan Avenue.
But the owner chased after them and recovered the bike at Metropolitan and Wythe avenues.
A robber stole tires from a car parked on Powers Street overnight on April 12.
The driver told police she parked her car near Olive Street at 11:30 pm, but when she returned at 7:30 am the next day, her wheels were missing.
— Aaron Short
©2012 Community Newspaper Group
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