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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Gun shake

A treacherous trio fleeced a man on DeKalb Avenue on Nov. 30.

The 34-year-old victim was at Fort Greene Place 3:50 am when he was approached by three men.

One of them said, “I have a gun, give me your stuff,” while the other two grabbed the victim’s arms and took his cellphone and shoulder bag, including his Kindle e-reader, digital camera, and cellphone.

myMac

A crook broke into an apartment on Clinton Avenue sometime between Nov. 22 and Nov. 26 — and left with the tenant’s computer.

The 39-year-old victim told cops that she left her place between Myrtle and Willoughby avenues at 5:30 am on Nov. 22, returning at 12:51 am on Nov. 26 only to find her iMac gone.

Phone snatch

A thief stole a cellphone from an apartment on Cumberland Street sometime overnight on Nov. 25.

The 35-year-old victim told cops he went to bed at his apartment between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues at 10 pm, waking up at 7 am the next day to find his window open and his smartphone gone.

Electro-heist

A thug broke into a home on Adelphi Street on Nov. 28 — and took $3,270 worth of electronics.

The 31-year-old victim told cops he left his abode between Myrtle and Park avenues at 11:30 am, returning 45 minutes later to find his door kicked in and his gadgets gone.

Schooled

A bandit stole a phone from a Grand Avenue school sometime between Nov. 27 and 28.

The 22-year-old victim told cops that she left her cellphone and her purse in a desk at 6:30 pm, returning at 5:30 pm the next day to find the phone and her debit card gone.

Tracked to school

A thief pilfered a laptop from a college on Willoughby Avenue on Nov. 29.

The 22-year-old victim told cops that she left her backpack in a building between Hall Street and Emerson Place at 10:30 am, returning an hour later to find that someone had taken the laptop.

Moped missing

Someone took off with a moped parked on Gates Avenue sometime between Nov. 24 and 25.

The 32-year-old victim told cops he left his vehicle at St. James Place at 2 pm, returning at 6 pm the next day to find it gone.

Kidding me

Police arrested three teens who they say stole another teenager’s cellphone on Willoughby Avenue on Nov. 26.

The 13-year-old victim told cops that he was at Clermont Avenue at 12:50 pm, on his way home from school, when two teens approached him and took his cellphone.

Cops said two suspects stole the phone and another had the stolen property.

School hard

A middle schooler beat up another kid at a school on Adelphi Street on Nov. 29, police report.

Witnesses told cops that a 12-year-old strangled another kid at the school between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues at 9:30 am, until he passed out and lost consciousness.

— Eli Rosenberg

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wednesday says:
45 mins to break in a haul off electronics.... It sounds like a hit or an insurance scam.
Dec. 12, 2012, 12:45 pm
Natasha from Ft. Greene/Bed Stuy says:
I lived on South Elliott for 37 years. I experienced three attempted muggings. Neighbors and my loud voice saved me from harm and I never lost anything. Current residents of Ft. Greene's pricier blocks don't know their neighbors and are somewhat clueless. Two years ago I moved to Spencer Place a one block street in Bed Stuy. Residents hang out in front of their houses, say hI to me and generally look out for one another. I feel as safe here as I did in Ft. Greene back in the 1980s
Dec. 16, 2012, 6:14 pm

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