Bandit loots Flatbush Avenue bank


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bank robber

A rogue robbed a Flatbush Avenue bank on Jan. 10.

An employee told police that the bandit passed her a note that said “this is a robbery, big bills only, no dye pack” inside the financial institution near Nevins Street, when the teller handed over $1,000. 

World’s worst mom

Police arrested a woman suspected of hitting her two children at a Tillary Street hotel on Jan. 5.

The 12-year-old victim told police that her mom hit her several times in the face with her phone near Flatbush Avenue Ext. at 4:07 pm, before grabbing the other one-year-old squeezing his cheeks aggressively.

Cops caught up with the mother and arrested her on felony assault charges.

Right in the sniffer!

An electrical worker broke his colleague’s nose on Washington Street on Jan. 8.

The victim told police that the baddie whacked him in the head with his construction hat near Plymouth Street at 2:30 pm.

The victim went to hospital, where doctors diagnosed him with a broken nose, according to authorities.

Piece of trash

Some scumbag punched a public housing employee on Sands Street on Jan. 10.

The victim told police that he was picking up trash near Gold Street at 2 pm when the nogoodnik walloped him three times.

Scooter scrap

A wretch hit a woman with a broken scooter on Bridge Street on Jan. 11.

The victim told police the criminal hit her near Fulton Street at 7 pm, causing her to suffer a skull fracture, a broken cheek bone, and bleeding from the brain.

What a drag!

Some cur dragged a woman out of an F train while trying to steal her bag at Bergen Street on Dec. 30.

The victim told police that the thief grabbed her gym bag aboard the train near Smith Street at 10:30 am, but the victim held on — causing her to be dragged off the train. 

Bail scammer

A charlatan scammed a man out of almost $10,000 at Flatbush Avenue Ext. on Jan. 9.

The victim told police that the shyster told him that he needed $9,600 to bail out the victim’s son from jail, so the victim met with him near Gold Street at around 2 pm and handed him the cash — before he realized that he’d been tricked.