Ski mask scoundrel robs straphanger


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Comic book villain

A masked swindler attacked a guy on the subway at Atlantic Avenue on Jan. 4.

The victim told police that the ski-mask donning dirtbag punched him on a southbound D train near Fourth Avenue at 1 pm and grabbed his backpack, before jetting out of the station.

Train gang

Police arrested three teenage girls for an alleged robbing spree in the subway near Atlantic Avenue on Jan. 19.

One victim told police that six suspects tried to steal their phone and smartwatch aboard a southbound D train at 11:15 pm, before punching the victim and threatening them with a boxcutter.

A second victim told police that the youngsters got off the train and surrounded them, before allegedly punching her in the face and neck and stealing her iPhone. 

Cops caught up with the two 16-year old girls and one 17-year-old girl on New Jersey Avenue in East New York on Jan. 22, and arrested them on Felony Robbery charges, according to police.

Bag bandit

A thief nabbed two handbags from a Joralemon Street chain store on Jan. 21.

The victim told police that  the scofflaw cut loose the bags with a wire cutter inside the store near Court Street at 10:55 am, and then threatened a store employee before fleeing toward Clinton Street.

Underground ambush

A trio of brutes jumped a guy at the Atlantic Avenue R train station on Jan. 24.

The victim told police that the villains waltzed up to him and kicked him and punched him at Fourth Avenue at 11:50 pm, before taking his bag and fleeing on a Manhattan-bound train.

Bag-grabbing brute!

Some jerk assaulted a woman and snatched her bag on Sidney Place on Jan. 25.

The victim told police that the lout aggressively grabbed her bag, causing her to fall to the ground between Aitken Place and State Street at 1:30 pm, before fleeing. 

Police later found the bag on the sidewalk at Aitken Place, according to the authorities.


Police arrested a woman for allegedly tossing a chair at a guy inside Dunkin Donuts on Jay Street on Jan. 26.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly hurled the piece of furniture at his face between Fulton and Willoughby streets at 9:25.

Police caught up with the woman and arrested her for Felony Assault charges.