Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Cycle of violence
Some knave ambushed a cyclist in MetroTech Center on May 25.
The victim told police that he pulled over his bike after the trickster asked for directions between Lawrence and Bridge streets at around 4:30 am, before the baddie yanked his phone, punched him in the face repeatedly, knocked him to the ground, before grabbing his wallet and making a run for it.
Cops arrested a man they suspect of trying to ransack a building entrance at Schermerhorn Street on May 27.
A witness told police that the suspect got into the lobby between Boerum Place and Court Street at 3:30 pm and allegedly took several packages.
When someone caught him in the act, he dropped his bounty and dashed, but cops caught up with him at Jay and Fulton streets and cuffed him on felony burglary charges.
Some filcher stole a man’s motorbike at Warren Street on May 26.
The victim told police that he chained his two-wheeler to a gate between Bond and Nevins streets, but somebody stole it some time between 1 and 9 am.