84th Precinct: You must be Cujo-king

84th precinct stationhouse
The 84th Precinct stationhouse in Downtown Brooklyn.
Photo by Kirstyn Brendlen


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

You must be Cujo-king

Cops are looking for a lout who sicced his dog on a man after the pair got into fight a Dumbo deli on Sept. 5.

The 39-year-old victim reported that while at Dumbo Gourmet Deli on York Street at around 7:45 a.m. he and the unknown perp got into a physical altercation, the cause of which was not immediately available.

The perp left the deli and returned a short time later with his dog, commanding the canine to bite the victim who sustained lacerations to his left arm and left leg.

Cops currently have no leads in the case.

Ice break-ing point

Some jerk assaulted a Boerum Hill café worker on Sept. 5 after he was denied a cup of ice.

The 35-year-old victim told cops the perp entered Café Volkan on Bergen Street at around 5 p.m. and requested a cup of ice. The worker said he denied the man’s request, after which he refused to leave the café.

In an effort to get the man to leave, the victim said he placed the man’s luggage outside the café, at which point the perp became irate and struck the victim twice with a stool. Cops are still seeking the nogoodnik who fled in an unknown direction.

Still his guitar gently weeps

A bandit made off with over $1,500 worth of musical equipment after breaking into a car parked in Vinegar Hill on Sept. 5.

According to police, the 29-year-old victim reported that he had parked his car on John Street at around 5 p.m. that evening. Upon returning to his vehicle some five hours later, he found it had been broken into and ransacked.

The unknown perp helped themselves to the victim’s Fender bass guitar, Monster instrument cables, Limelight distortion pedal, and his Apple airpods. Cops say they are checking nearby security cameras to identify the thief.

Daylight robbery

A woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking in Downtown on the afternoon of Sept. 10.

The 33-year-old told cops she was on Sands Street at around 1 p.m. when some goon approached her pointing a black firearm in her direction.

The woman said she handed over her Prada purse after the perp stated: “Give me everything you have.”

Cops conducted a canvass of the local area shortly after the mugging but have yet to find the bozo.


Cops cuffed a bruiser who allegedly knocked an elderly unconscious man during a random attack in Downtown on Sept. 5.

The 68-year-old man said he was walking at the intersection of Livingston Street and Bond Street at 2:30 p.m. when he was randomly punched in the side of the head.

A witness to the assault told cops that the victim fell to the ground unconscious after the attack, and that the perp immediately fled the scene.

Cops arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the assault on Sept. 8.