62nd Precinct: Target employee gets into tussle with customer

62 Precinct


Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Square-up on Target

An employee working at a Target near Bay Parkway was attacked by an irate customer on March 15. 

Police said the 32-year-old was called to deal with a disorderly male customer who was bothering female customers with sexual comments at 11 a.m. Store employees then told the aggressor he had to leave, but he refused. 

They then called the victim to help get the attacker out when he had to physically prevent the man from re-entering the premises. The two then started to fight, falling to the ground.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his right shoulder and scratches to his left hand. He was treated for his injuries at NYU Langone Hospital. 


An attacker assaulted a man near 66th Street and 19th Avenue on March 11. 

The victim told police he went to someone’s house to get his money back at 4:25 p.m. He said the money borrower refused to pay him back and instead slapped him multiple and grabbed his arm.

The victim suffered redness, pain and scratches.

Wheely guys?

A couple of thieves stole from a car parked near Bay Ridge Parkway and 20th Avenue on March 14. 

According to police, the victim parked his car on the street when two unknown thieves took all four wheels from his car at 4:35 a.m. They then ran off in an unknown direction.

The victim said the total value of the stolen property was valued at $4,400. 

Art debacle

A woman said someone stole artwork worth thousands from her home near Avenue P and Dahill Road on March 11.

She told police she was in the hospital from Nov. 2023 until March 7. When she returned she noticed artwork she wanted to enter in a gallery was missing from her home. There were no signs of forced entry.

No one else lives in the home and the victim suspects someone who had her keys may have stolen the art valued at $6,500.

Moped attack

A couple of teens attacked and robbed a 19-year-old victim on Avenue 20 and Bath Avenue on March 16.

Police said the victim was crossing the street when a moped with 3 men purposely hit the victim in the back knocking him down at 9:40 p.m. The teens then punched and kicked the victim multiple times before stealing his phone.