Cops cuff alleged knife-wielding robber


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Five-finger discount

Police arrested a man for allegedly robbing an Albee Square W. store at knifepoint on Dec. 3.
The victim told police that the suspect allegedly tried to steal some clothes from the store between Fulton and Willoughby streets at 11:45 am and threatened a security guard with a kitchen knife.
Police arrested the man 15 minutes later at the scene and slapped him felony robbery charges.

Apple thief!

A filcher stole three pricey laptops from a Jay Street office between Nov. 27 and Dec. 3.
The victim told police that the looter stole three Apple Macbook’s worth around $6,500 from the building between Plymouth and John streets, sometime between 4:27 pm on the Nov. 29 and 9 am on Dec. 3.

Speeding off

Some scallawag stole a woman’s car at a botched Bergen Street sale on Dec. 3.
The victim told police she met with the fraudster to sell her vehicle between Nevins Street and Third Avenue at 1:45 pm, when the pirate drove away without paying her for it.

Phone snatcher

Police arrested a teen for allegedly stealing a woman’s cellphone at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station on Dec. 8.
The victim told police that the 17-year-old boy allegedly snatched the phone from her hand inside the station near Schermerhorn street at noon, and ran away.
Police caught the suspect in the station and slapped him with felony grand larceny charges, according to the authorities.

Scoot scoop!

A purloiner stole a deliveryman’s electric scooter on Duffield Street.
The victim told police he was delivering food near Willoughby Street and when he returned, his electric two-wheeler was gone at 6:45 pm.