Pirate violently robs man’s iPhone

60th precinct
Photo by Jessica Parks


Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate


A pirate mugged a man of his iPhone in front of the train station on Mermaid Avenue on Aug. 23. 

The victim told police that the pickpocket first tried to sneakily steal the phone from his pocket outside of the station at the intersection of W. 17th Street at around 4:45 am, but when the victim confronted the mugger, he attacked him and snagged the phone.


Two bruisers snuck up on a man in a Neptune Avenue parking garage and tried to steal his keys and wallet on Aug. 18. 

The victim told police that one of the ruffians reached in through the window of his vehicle parked at the garage parked between W. 17th and W.19th streets and nab his keys at around 8:15 am before the pair fled on foot. 

Bike brawl

A bad guy robbed a man of his bicycle while outside on Neptune Avenue on Aug. 18. 

The victim told police that the bandit smacked him on the back of the head at the intersection of Brighton Fourth Street at around 3 am before fleeing on the ill-gotten two-wheeler.

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