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94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Hot pocket

Three thugs robbed a 14-year-old boy on Havemeyer Street on April 24.

The victim told police he was near N. Ninth Street at 3 pm when the perps pushed him into a parked car.

The ringleader said, “N----, what’s in your pockets?” But before the victim could answer, the thief reached in and took out $20. Then he punched the teen in the stomach and the trio fled on N. Ninth Street.

Bottle rocket

A 28-year-old woman allegedly bashed a man’s head with a glass bottle on Meeker Avenue on April 28.

The victim told police he was outside of a bar near N. Henry Street at 5 pm when he got into an argument with the woman. But the fight turned violent when the woman struck the man’s ear with a glass bottle, cops said.

A woman was arrested at the scene.

iPunch

Four teenage crooks beat up a 24-year-old woman and grabbed her iPhone on Richardson Street on April 25.

The victim told police she was near Humboldt Street at 5:40 pm when the teens approached and began to pull her hair, push her to the ground, and punch her in the back of the head. One thief grabbed her phone from her hand and the teens ran off in different directions.

Purse tug

A thief grabbed a woman’s backpack on N. Seventh Street on April 23.

The victim told police she was near the entrance to the Bedford Avenue L train station at 6 pm when the crook yanked her bag and fled.

Mac moved

A thief stole a laptop, camera, and backpack from a Wythe Avenue apartment on April 25.

The tenant told cops she left her apartment near N. Eighth Street at 5 am, but when she returned at 5:30 pm, her kitchen window was open and her belongings were gone.

Heavy metal

A thief stole pipes, cooper wires, and steel stair pans from a Kingsland Avenue construction site overnight on April 25.

The manager told police he locked up the site near Beadel Street at 3 pm, but when he returned at 7 am the next day, the padlock was broken and the materials were gone.

Cash swiped

A crook stole $4,000 from a Manhattan Avenue business on April 26.

Cops said the thief cut the wires to video cameras and an alarm at the business near India Avenue at 4:06 am. He then drilled a hole through the rear bathroom wall, entered the building, and took the cash, police said.

Copper caper

A thief stole several copper sheets and a hand truck from a Lombardy Street sheet metal shop overnight on April 26.

The manager told police he locked up his warehouse near Varick Avenue at 3 pm, but when he returned at 9 am the next day, the goods were gone.

Tundra taken

Someone stole a Toyota parked on Eckford Street overnight on April 23.

The driver told police he parked his car near Meserole Avenue at 11 am, but when he returned at 6:45 am the next day, his car, which contained his cordless drill, was missing from its spot.

Nissan missing

A fiend stole a Nissan parked on N. Sixth Street on April 28.

The driver told police he parked his car near Roebling Street at 11 pm, but when he returned two hours later, his car, which contained his laptop, was gone.

— Aaron Short

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