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94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Four-on-one

Four hooligans attacked a man on the Bedford Avenue L train platform on Feb. 11.

The victim told police he waiting for a train at the station near N. Seventh Street at 6 am when the men approached him. One spray-painted him in the face, another bit his fingers, and the others threw him against a pillar and punched him in the face.

They then ripped his jacket, took $83, and ran out of the station toward N. Seventh Street.

Teen spirit

Four teenagers beat up a 15-year-old boy near the Lorimer Street L train station on Feb. 7.

The victim told police he was leaving the station near Metropolitan Avenue at 5:30 pm when the troublemakers approached and started pushing him.

One shouted, “You can get jumped here or you can step outside, but either way I’m going to kick your a--!”

The group kicked, hit, and struck him with a stick before they ran away.

Beat down

Police arrested four suspects who they say beat up a man outside a Berry Street bar on Feb. 11.

The victim told police he got into an argument with the group outside Viva Tora near N. Fourth Street at 4:05 am.

The thugs allegedly punched, kicked, and hit him with a wooden stick before fleeing. Cops arrested them a short time later.

iGrab

A jerk stole a woman’s iPhone on Lorimer Street in Feb. 9.

The victim told police she was near Conselyea Street at 11 pm when the thief grabbed her phone from her hand and ran down Meeker Avenue.

Safe cracked

A thief stole $2,200 from a safe inside a delivery vehicle parked on Manhattan Avenue on Feb. 6.

The driver told cops that he parked his car between Norman and Meserole avenues and made a delivery at 3:15 pm, but when he returned to his car 15 minutes later, he saw the lock was cut and the cash was missing.

Cash gone

A thief stole $5,000 from a N. Seventh Street apartment on Feb. 10.

The tenant locked up his apartment between Bedford Avenue and Berry Street at 1 pm, but when he returned seven hours later, he saw his rear window was open and his cash was gone.

Tires wheeled

A thief stole a set of tires and wheels from a car parked on N. 11th Street on Feb. 8.

The driver parked his car between Berry Street and Bedford Avenue at 9 pm, but when he returned to the spot at 10 am the next day, he saw his tires were gone.

Drums solo

A thief stole a drum set from a car parked on N. 12th Street.

The driver parked her car between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue at 9 pm on Feb. 10, but when she returned to the location three hours later, she saw both windows were broken and her drums were missing.

Rims reamed

A thief stole a set of tires and rims from a car parked on Conselyea Street on Feb. 11.

The driver parked her car near Humboldt Street at 4 am, but when she returned to her spot later that day she saw that her wheels were gone.

Cameras shot

A thief stole a camera from a car parked on N. 12th Street on Feb. 12.

The driver parked her car near Wythe Avenue at 2 pm, but when she returned 15 minutes later, she saw her car windows were broken and her stuff was missing.

Tires taken

A thief stole a set of tires from a car parked on Berry Street.

The driver parked his car near N. 12th Street at 2 pm on Feb. 11, but when he returned at 11 am the next day, he saw his tires and rims were missing and his car was on cinderblocks.

Van gone

A thief stole a moving van parked on Kent Street on Feb. 9.

The driver parked his van near McGuinness Boulevard at 11 am, but when he returned from making deliveries an hour later, he saw his vehicle was missing.

Jeep jacked

A thief stole a Jeep parked on Division Place on Feb. 9.

The driver parked his car near Kingsland Avenue at 8:30 am, but when he returned at 7:30 the next morning, he saw it was gone.

Nissan negative

A thief stole a Nissan parked on N. Fifth Street on Feb. 11.

The driver parked his car near Wythe Avenue at 11:45 pm, but when he returned to the spot at 4 am, he saw it was gone.

Honda hoodwinked

A thief stole a Honda parked on Franklin Street on Feb. 10.

The driver parked his car near Green Street at 4 pm, but when he returned at noon the next day, he saw it was missing.

— Aaron Short

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Reader Feedback

Mike from Williamsburg says:
Stealing tires and rims? Crime has taken a retro-nostalgic bent.
Feb. 15, 2012, 10:18 am
mike from ft gr says:
what, no "van vamoose"?
Feb. 15, 2012, 3:12 pm

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