Goons brutally rough up straphanger


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

He’s been Hoyt!

A group of goons beat up a guy at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station on Feb. 15.

The victim told police that three brutes jumped him unprovoked while waiting for the A-train at 9:25 am, kicking him while he lay on the ground. 

Paramedics brought the man to Methodist Hospital for treatment of a cut on his hands and a bruised face, according to police reports.

Teen trouble

Cops cuffed four teenage boys for allegedly attempting to rob a delivery cyclist on Henry Street on Feb. 16.

The victim told police that the suspects surrounded him between Remsen and Joralemon streets just before 7:30 pm, allegedly intimidating him while trying to steal his belongings. 

Cops caught up with the youngsters, who were all between 16 and 18 years old, and arrested them on felony robbery charges, according to police reports.

Money machine

Two thieves looted a Willoughby Street diner on the night of Feb. 15.

The victim told police that the bandits busted the glass door of the eatery near Bridge Street at 4:20 am and carried out the automated teller machine.

Overnight raid

A raider ransacked a Smith Street commercial building on the night of Feb. 16.

The victims told police that the invader bagged a bunch of credit and debit cards along with a construction site measuring device at Livingston Street between 7:30 pm and 8 am the next day, stealing the items valued at a total of almost $3,500.

Nordstrom racket!

Police arrested a Fulton Mall department store worker for allegedly stealing more than $2,000 from her employer on Feb. 16.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly clocked bogus returns for merchandise at the store near Bridge Street at 4:20 pm and used the funds for gift cards totaling $2,028.

Cops cuffed the 21-year-old on felony grand larceny charges on Feb. 20 at the store, according to police reports.

Take out!

Bike bandits nabbed a deliveryman’s two-wheeler on Columbia Place on Feb. 19.

The victim told police that he left his bicycle to deliver food between State Street and Bridge Park Drive at 6:40 pm but when he came back five minutes later, the bike was gone. 

A bystander told the victim that a car drove by and took the bike, according to police.