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Forced into a car and mugged

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Scary mugging

Two unknown assailants grabbed a man, pushed him into a car, and held him up on Baltic Street on Feb. 16.

The criminal duo pulled off the scary heist at around 9:55 pm between Hoyt and Bond streets, making off with the victim’s iPhone, iPod nano, and wallet containing $15, credit cards, health insurance cards, and a drivers’ license.

After the stick-up, one of the robbers pushed a gun into the victim’s face and told him to walk away or he would shoot.

He bluffed

A 20-year-old attempted to steal an iPhone from an older man on the corner of Sackett and Hoyt streets on Feb. 16, police claim.

The would-be robber alledgedly threatened to shoot the victim at 4:15 pm, but he did not have a gun and didn’t make off with the device, according to cops.

Investigators apprehended a suspect about 30 minutes later.

Broken door

Someone smashed a glass door frame on Henry Street on Feb. 18 or Feb. 19, police claim.

The perp committed the act of “criminal mischief” between Huntington and Lorraine streets at some point after noon on Feb. 18 and before 9 am on Feb. 19, investigators believe.

iPhone assault

Cops cuffed a man accused of punching a woman and shoving her to the ground in an attempt to steal her iPhone at the corner of Henry and Sacket streets.

The suspect allegedly grabbed the device from the 20-year-old’s hands at 9:05 pm on Feb. 15, slugged her in the face, and pushed her to the ground.

The victim managed to recover her cellphone, and police apprehended the suspect on Feb. 17.

Candy Caper

Police nabbed a 22-year-old accused of stealing a $7 bag of M&Ms from a Smith Street convenience store on Feb. 12.

The suspect allegedly left the pharmacy at the corner of Warren Street without paying at 4:50 pm — and got locked up just 12 minutes later, according to investigators.

Bottled up rage

Cops cuffed a woman accused of smashing a bottle over a man’s head during a Feb. 18 dispute on Bush Street.

The woman and the victim were arguing with each other near Hicks Street at 2:30 pm when the man threw a punch and threatened the alleged assailant with the bottle.

That’s when the suspect grabbed the bottle from the man’s grasp and turned it into a weapon, police claim

— Jaime Lutz

Reach reporter Jaime Lutz at jlutz@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-8310. Follow her on Twitter @jaime_lutz.

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