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Gun-toting trio robs cyclist on Henry Street

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Lucky break

Cops collared a trio who they say cornered and robbed their victim as he rode his bike on Henry Street on June 22.

Cops say the victim was near West Ninth Streets at 12:05 am when one of the bandits flashing a black handgun and demanded everything. He turned over an iPhone 5 and $20 cash, officers reported.

Later that day, police pinched two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old for the deed. Upon making the arrest, the cops recovered the victim’s phone, they said.

Use your words

An argument on Columbia Street on June 19 turned violent when a brutish man punched his victim in the forehead, according to a police report.

Cops say the victim and her aggressor got into a dispute at the corner of Lorraine Street in Red Hook at 12:25 am, when the suspect lashed out at the 25-year-old woman. The victim knew her attacker’s name but said he was a stranger, police stated.

Shady characters

Two shoplifters absconded with a couple of pairs of pricey sunglasses from a shop on Court Street on June 23, police said.

The thieves walked into the shop between Fourth Place and Luquer Street at 3:45 pm, grabbed two pairs of Ray Ban shades, and dashed out of the store down Fourth Place, according to cops.

Sunday smash

A brick-wielding galoot smashed the driver-side window of a woman’s car parked on Richard Street on June 22, cops said.

The vandal tossed a brick through the green 1997 Toyota parked between Visitation Place and Verona Street sometime after 9 pm and before 12:30 am, causing about $250 in damage, according to police.

— Noah Hurowitz

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