Sinister duo force man to withdraw cash at gunpoint


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Daylight robbery

A pair of purloiners held up a guy at a Court Street bank on Feb. 3.

The victim told police that the bandits pushed a gun to his stomach between Schermerhorn and Livingston streets at 3 pm, before forcing him to withdraw $990 at a nearby bank branch, which they stole along with his wallet and AirPod case.

Check cheat

A fraudster stole almost $9,000 from a Furman Street man by forging a check from him between Jan. 4 and Feb. 2.

The victim told police that he mailed a check to a New Jersey insurance company at a mailbox between Atlantic Avenue and Joralemon Street, but the huckster changed the amount from $2,637 to $8,960 and altered the payee, before cashing it.

Lens capture

Some sneak thief bagged nearly $5,000 worth of camera equipment from a car on Water Street on Feb. 4.

The victim told police that she left her trunk open at Washington Street at 4:25 pm, and the opportunist grabbed the photo devices and accessories worth $4,800.

Double dip

A shyster used a woman’s bank card to fraudulently cash almost $3,000 on Montague Street and in Manhattan on Jan. 26.

The victim told police that he ne’er-do-well stole her new card in the mail sometime between midnight and 11 pm, and withdrew $1,000 from a bank near Clinton Street, before getting an extra $1,948 from a financial branch in the Big Apple.

Sound and vision

A home invader looted a Dean Street residence on Feb. 2.

The victim told police that the marauder got into the building near Third Avenue between 6 am and 8 pm, and took two speakers and a television.