Teen mugged by female mob, cops say

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Mean girls

A swarm of young women robbed a teenager on Grand Avenue on April 15.

The 15-year-old victim told cops that two girls asked her if she had a problem at the corner of Lefferts Place at 2 pm. After she said, “No,” they started to beat her with three other young women that had shown up.

Sub mug

A hug robbed a woman in the Fulton-Washington C station on April 17.

The 21-year-old victim told cops the perp put her in a choke hold as she was swiping her card at 5:20 am, and told her to drop her iPhone, which she did.

Putt off

An aggressive bar-fly stabbed a drinker at a bar on Fulton Street on April 16.

The 36-year-old victim told cops an older man got into an argument with him at the Fulton Grand bar at Grand Street, struggling with him over a golf club, and eventually stabbing him after the club broke at 3:45 am.

Sleep creep

A thief broke into a man’s home as slept on Myrtle Avenue on April 18.

The 41-year-old victim told cops he fell asleep at 4 am in his apartment between Clinton and Vanderbilt avenues and woke up at 10:30 am to find his computer, iPad, and cellphone gone.

G,I. shill

A crook raided two vehicles owned by the U.S. Marines on overnight on April 17.

Representatives from the force told police that they parked the cars between Rockwell and Ashland places around 11 pm, returning before 11 am the next morning to find a government computer gone from one car and a navigation system missing from the other.

Pursed tips

A female thief stole a woman’s purse in a bar on Lafayette Avenue on April 17.

The 32-year-old victim told cops that she was talking to a woman in Mullanes Bar at South Elliott Place at 1:15 am, when the crook suddenly ran out of the bar, presumably with her purse.

Wheely bad

Two bike thieves stole a fancy two-wheeler on Washington Avenue on April 19.

Witnesses told cops that they watched a man steal a Bianchi racing bike — valued at $2,300 — from a metal fence at 7:05 pm and hand it to another woman, who rode off with it down Myrtle Avenue.


Two crooks were busted in Target in the Atlantic Terminal Mall on April 22, according to police.

Store workers told cops the two men tried to steal a $1,625 worth of good between 4 pm and 7:20 pm, before police arrested both suspects

Pocked picked

A crook snatched a woman’s wallet during a shopping trip on Lafayette Avenue on April 16.

The 32-year-old woman told cops she entered a store between St. James Place and Classon Avenue at 8 pm and noticed her wallet — and the $360 inside of it — was missing a half-hour later.

— Eli Rosenberg

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John from Ft. Greene says:
Is it true David Diamante (Nets announcer and cigar bar owner) arrested last week???
May 8, 2012, 11:36 am

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