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84th Precinct: Stabbing on Schermerhorn Street

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

84TH PRECINCT

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Stabbing on Schermerhorn Street

A rogue stabbed a man on Schermerhorn Street on Nov. 7.

Police said the two were standing near Bond Street just before 1pm when the assailant accused the victim of cutting in line. The two got into an argument, and the attacker pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the left side of the chest. 

Emergency responders took the victim to NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital for treatment. 

Gunman shoots two in parked car

A gunman shot two people in a car parked near the corner of Warren and Bond streets on Nov. 12.

The victims told police said they were sitting in the car near at about 12:10pm when a stranger opened the back door, hopped in, fired multiple shots, then got out and ran down Warren Street. Scared, the driver took off, driving away from the scene and eventually stopping on Atlantic Avenue.

Both victims were taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in critical but stable condition.

Thief steals furniture in apartment break-in

Some thief broke into a Sands Street apartment and made off with a significant amount of furniture on Nov. 7.

Cops said the victim left her home near Gold Street to go to work at 8:45am — and accidentally left the door unlocked. When she returned home at 4:30, her mattress, mattress frame, phone charger, coffee pot, and mirror were missing — and the cords to her air conditioners and TV had been severed.

Customer holds phone hostage

A parking garage customer held an employees phone hostage on Nov. 7.

The victim accidentally left his phone in a customer’s car at the Livington Street parking garage at around 3pm, according to police. When he tried to get the phone back, the customer held onto it — then demanded money if the victim wanted the iPhone back. The victim was unable to track his phone using Find My iPhone. 

Creep clips ebike lock

Some creep cut the lock off an ebike on Willoughby Street on Nov. 9.

Police said the victim locked his bike outside at the corner of Duffield Street at 10:24am and ran inside a nearby store to grab a delivery order. Five minutes later, he found the broken lock on the ground and the bike nowhere to be found. He had attached an Apple AirTag to the bike, which had last pinged on nearby St. Felix Street. 

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