Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
Two miscreants robbed a man at the Lafayette Avenue C train station on Aug. 16.
The 28-year-old victim told cops he was on the train at the station near S. Oxford Street at 8 am, when the two crooks approached him, and one displayed a black gun in his waistband. He said the duo then patted him down and stole his wallet and iPhone — though they gave him his passport back.
Two thugs robbed and beat a man on Tillary Street on Aug. 15.
The 28-year-old victim told cops two guys at a bar asked him if he wanted to hang out. He followed them to their apartment at Navy Street at 3:40 am, where they beat him with a gun and took his wallet, he said.
Police arrested a man who they say tried to rob a woman on Vanderbilt Avenue on Aug. 17.
The 34-year-old victim told cops she was between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues at 1 am on her way home when the man snuck up behind her on her on a bicycle and tried to steal her purse.
Police arrested a teenager who they say tried to steal deodorant and body sprays from a pharmacy on Myrtle Avenue on Aug. 17.
Representatives from the CVS at Ashland Place told cops that a teenager entered the store at 1:20 pm and attempted to steal $99 worth of Axe deodorant. The 16-year-old also stabbed the security guard who tried to stop him, cops said.
A jerk stole a cellphone from a man on Washington Avenue on Aug. 17 — and threatened to shoot the victim when he fought back.
The 21-year-old victim told cops he was at Lafayette Avenue at 10:05 pm when the crook grabbed his iPhone from his hands. After the victim pushed the jerk, the crook put his hands into his pocket and simulated a gun, threatening, “I’ll shoot you.”
A crook robbed a woman on the 4 train at the Atlantic Avenue station on Aug. 18.
The 30-year-old victim told cops she attempted to leave the train at the station near Flatbush Avenue at 8:15 pm when the crook blocked the door and said, “Sit down.” The victim said he took $135 from her wallet and fled.
A thief entered an apartment on Carlton Avenue sometime between Aug. 11 and 13 and stole a pretty plain object.
The 29-year-old victim told cops that the crook entered her apartment between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues through the window sometime between 1 pm on Aug. 11 and 10 pm on Aug. 13, and made away with a $10 wooden dowel.
A crook broke into a car on St. Felix Street on Aug. 14, and stole $4,000 worth of equipment.
The 40-year-old victim told cops he left his car between DeKalb Avenue and Fulton Street at 4:30 pm, returning at 5:15 pm to find his belongings missing.
A thief robbed a Parks Department vehicle on Park Avenue of more than $1,000 in electronics on Aug. 15.
A representative from the department told cops he left the car parked at St. Edwards Street at 11:50 am, and returned five minutes later to find a window broken and $1,450 worth of electronics gone.
A crook robbed a house on Adelphi Street of more than $9,000 in electronics on Aug. 15.
The victim told cops he left his place between DeKalb and Willoughby avenues at 1:30 pm, and returned at 7:45 pm to find $9,000 worth of electronics gone. Police say the crook entered through a basement door.
A crook on a bike stole a man’s cellphone on S. Elliott Place on Aug. 13.
The 31-year-old victim told cops he was between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues at 1:34 am when the jerk rode by on a bicycle, and snatched his phone.
A thief made away with an expensive piece of equipment from a construction site on Atlantic Avenue sometime overnight on Aug. 12.
Representatives from the construction company told cops that they left the site at 3 pm on Aug. 12, returning at 7:30 am the next day to find their Bobcat T-300 Track Skid Steer — valued at $90,000 — gone.
Thieves broke into a car parked on Willoughby Street on Aug. 13, and left with the owner’s electronics.
The 22-year-old victim told cops he parked his car at St. Edwards Street at 7 pm, returning three hours later to find his laptop, iPad, and two cameras gone from his trunk.
A crook stole electronics from a car on South Oxford Street on Aug. 14.
The 22-year-old victim left her car at Atlantic Avenue at 6:15 pm to go shopping, and returned 45 minutes later to find some electronics missing from her car.
A crook broke into a car on S. Elliott Place on Aug. 17, and stole the owner’s gadgets.
The 50-year-old victim told cops he parked his car between Hanson Place and South Portland Avenue at 4 pm to drop groceries off for his mother, returning 25 minutes later to find his tablet and computer gone.
A crook stole a woman’s wallet at the Atlantic Terminal Mall on Aug. 18.
The 55-year-old victim told cops she left her wallet on the counter of the Victoria’s Secret in the Flatbush Avenue mall at 12:13 pm, returning two minutes later to find it gone.
A crook stole a motorcycle parked on Willoughby Avenue overnight on Aug. 12 and 13.
The 37-year-old victim told cops he left his bike at Clinton Avenue at 1 pm, returning at 2:30 am the next day to find his ride home gone.
A thief stole a car parked on Cambridge Place on Aug. 15.
The 27-year-old victim told cops she left her car between Greene and Gates avenues at 10:30 am, returning at 2 pm to find it gone.
— Eli Rosenberg
©2012 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.