Home invaders loot $17,000

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Bottom dollar

Housebreakers snagged $17,000 from a Brighton Third Street apartment on Feb. 23. 

The victim told police that the thieves broke in through the front door of the apartment between Ocean View and Brighton Beach avenues between 6:30 and 8:30 pm, before grabbing the cash from the bottom drawer of a dresser. 

Save the flowers

Three gun-wielding pillagers robbed two women inside an Ocean Parkway store on Feb. 21. 

The victims told police that the three thieves entered the flower shop at the intersection of Shore Parkway at around 7:45 pm before taking $3,300 from the two women and the store and threatening them with a firearm. 

Boxing match

A bandit hit her friend in the face with a crate of VHS tapes at an Avenue V public housing complex on Feb. 22. 

The victim told police that the two got into an argument between Stillwell Avenue and W. 11th Street at around 8:10 pm, before she attacked him with the tapes.