Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights
A gang of knife-wielding thugs mugged a man on Third Avenue on Jan. 14 — and made off with two cellphones.
The victim told cops that he was between 78th and 79th streets at 9:05 pm when a trio of punks came up to him.
“What you got? Don’t hesitate or something will happen to you. Don’t do anything stupid or I will cut you,” one of the thugs told him.
Two of the thugs — one of whom pressed a knife to the victim’s back — held him while the third pushed him down and rifled through his pockets.
The gang made off with an iPhone and a Blackberry.
Thieves pilfered a litany of goods from an 86th Street apartment on Jan. 10.
The victim told cops that she left her house between Third and Fourth avenues at 8 am. When she returned at 10:40 that night, she found her laptop, iPhone and several items of jewelry missing.
A thief ripped off an employee at a Fifth Avenue bar on Jan. 7.
The victim told cops that she was working at Lone Star between 87th and 88th streets at 7 pm when she noticed her wallet was missing from her purse.
The thief got away with her debit card, which he used to buy gas at a Senator Street gas station, according to cops.
—Dan MacLeodReach reporter Dan MacLeod at dmacleod@c
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