Pirate robs Lyft driver at gunpoint

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Lyft lift 

A goon robbed his Lyft driver at gunpoint on W. 33rd Street on July 29.

 The victim told police the passenger brandished a gun inside the car between Mermaid and Surf Avenues around 2:20 am, before running out with his backpack, GPS, and money.

Wake up call 

Bandits snagged $650 from a homeless man sleeping on a bench on Riegelmann Boardwalk East on August 1. 

The victim told police that he woke up to the bullies going through his pockets near Brighton Fourth Street at around 5:50 am, and when he tried to stop them, the brutes attacked him.

Liquor run 

Freebooters stole bottles of Hennessy and Meukow from a Sheepshead Bay Road liquor store on July 31. 

An employee told police that the filchers broke into the store between W. Sixth and W. Eighth streets through the front door at around 3:42 am before stealing the liquor bottles and making off.