Bruiser assaults man with candy


Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Candy crush

A kook attacked a salesperson with a box of candy on Cropsey Avenue on Oct. 25.

The victim told police that he got into an argument with a customer at a gas station on the corner of 20th Avenue at around noon, before the angry patron swung a box of candy at his face. 

Seams bad

A crook stole a sewing machine and other items from a car parked on 81st Street on Oct. 17.

The victim told police that the pirate popped off the lock to the front door of his company’s van parked between 14th and 15th avenues at 6 am, before nabbing the machine, a jackhammer, and various other items. 

Bat idea

A brute whacked a stranger in the head with a bat on 79th Street on Oct. 25.

The victim told police that the villain smacked him in the head between 16th and 17th avenues at 7:25 pm and fled in a black sedan. 

Paramedics took the victim  to Maimonides Medical Center for treatment of bruises and a minor laceration. 

Red hot robbery  

A slimeball released a fire extinguisher at a deli employee before robbing the 86th Street store on Oct. 19.

The employee told police that the robber sprayed a fire extinguisher at his face inside the bodega by 20th Avenue at 10:15 am, before stealing between $300 and $400 from an open cash register and taking off.