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Bicycle gunmen ambush man Downtown • Brooklyn Paper

Bicycle gunmen ambush man Downtown

84TH PRECINCT

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bike baddies

Two gunmen on bikes held up a man on Schermerhorn Street on June 23.

The victim told police that one of the villains brandished a silver handgun and demanded his belongings while his accomplice was on the lookout between Smith and Hoyt streets at 8:50 am, before grabbing $160 and fleeing. 

Pipe attack!

Police arrested a man for allegedly hitting another man with a pipe on Flatbush Avenue Ext. on June 27.

The victim told police that the suspect walked up and allegedly swiped him in the elbows with the metal bar near Tillary Street just after 5:30 pm.
Police cuffed the suspect later that day at the Gold Street station house of the 84th Precinct.

Restaurant raider

A marauder looted a Hoyt Street restaurant on the night of June 21.

A witness told police that the burglar got in through an unlocked window of the eatery between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street overnight, before grabbing two tablets and $500 in cash from an unlocked safe.

Not playing fair!

A pair of purloiners nabbed a television from an Atlantic Avenue virtual reality arcade on June 7.

A witness told police that the two brutes kicked in a window of the closed gaming emporium between Third and Fourth avenues just after 4 am and snatched the $1,000 TV.

Frankfurtive!

Some rustler took an ATM from a Fulton Street hot dog restaurant on the night of June 23.

The victim told police that the scoundrel broke into the Frankfurter joint at the corner of Elm Place overnight and removed the banking machine containing $1,000.

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