Gang of gunmen rob helpless victim


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Armed ambush

A group of gunmen robbed a man on Pacific Street on Dec. 31.

The victim told police that the villains pushed a gun against his stomach between Smith and Hoyt streets at 8:15 pm and snatched his phone and wallet.


Roaming raiders stole a cash register from a Fulton Mall fast food joint on Jan. 1.

Witnesses told police that the menacing invaders hopped the counter inside the eatery between Flatbush Avenue and Hanover Place at 5:30 pm and ordered a worker at gunpoint to empty the register, before making off with some $600 in cash.

Blue gold

A shoplifter stole almost $800 worth of jeans from a Fulton Mall clothing store on Jan. 1.

An employee told police that the bandit bagged the denim legwear from the shop between Bridge and Duffield streets just before 6:20 pm, and when the worker tried to stop him, the knave threatened him with a knife before fleeing toward Willoughby Street.

Chop chop

Cops arrested a woman for allegedly stabbing another woman with chopsticks at a shelter on Duffield Street on Dec. 29.

The victim told police that her roommate stabbed her in the head with the utensils inside the building between Willoughby Street and Fulton Mall at 10:15 pm.

Police collared the suspect on felony assault charges on the scene, according to police reports.

Rocked by robbery

A purloiner looted a State Street coffee shop on the night of Jan. 3.

An employee told police that surveillance footage captured the man using a rock to bust the glass front door of the eatery near Court Street at 4:45 am, before taking $550 from the cash drawer and hightailing it.

Not worth a shot

A sneak thief stole a woman’s backpack on the Brooklyn Bridge on Dec. 29.

The victim told police that she put her bag down on a bench to take pictures on the span’s pedestrian and bike path near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway at 4:30 pm, and when she turned around five minutes later it was gone.