Cops collar man for choking ex-girlfriend


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bitter ex

Cops arrested a man for an alleged violent break-in at his ex-girlfriend’s Nassau Street on Dec. 1.

The victim told police that her former flame allegedly kicked down the door of her apartment between Gold and Navy streets at 3:40 pm, and threatened to kill her, before strangling her and biting her thumb in a scuffle.

Cops rushed to the scene and arrested the man on felony assault charges, according to police reports.


Police arrested a man they say raided a car on Schermerhorn Street on Nov. 30.

The vehicle owner told police that the suspect allegedly stole cash, gold, diamond earrings, and AirPods from the vehicle between Hoyt and Bond streets at around 4:15 pm.

Police picked up the man at Sheffield Avenue and Mary Warren Place in East New York at 7:15 pm and arrested him on felony grand larceny charges, according to police reports.

Golden and stolen

A shoplifter stole $12,000-worth of jewelry from an Atlantic Avenue boutique on Nov. 28.

The shopkeeper told police that the bandit pretended to want to buy gold rings and earrings from the store at Hoyt Street at 3:30 pm before bolting with the shiny goods while the worker was distracted.

Signed, sealed, snatched

Police are on the hunt for a package thief who looted a Water Street apartment building on Nov. 30.

The victim told police that the invader busted open the locked door between Dock and Main streets at 7:45 pm and nabbed a bunch of shipments.

Quick swipe

A subway menace snatched a guy’s phone on the D train near Dekalb Avenue on Dec. 4.

The victim told police that the ne’er-do-well grabbed his cell from his hand and ran off the Coney Island-bound train around 1:10 am.


A gang of thieves stole a man’s AirPod on Gold Street on Dec. 4.

The victim told police that the nogoodniks snatched his wireless headphone near Willoughby Street at 10:15 and waltzed off toward Albee Square.