Group of crooks violently rob man


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

B’Heights beatdown

A group of goons violently robbed a man on Garden Place on Oct. 22.

The victim told police that the ruffians punched and kicked him in the face near Joralemon Street just before 7:15 pm, before grabbing his wallet and phone and bolting toward State Street.

Bodega bandit

A criminal held up a Schermerhorn Street deli on Oct. 19.

The store employee told police that the invader simulated a gun inside his bag and demanded he empty the register and hand over his wallet inside the shop near Hoyt Street at 12:20 pm, before running off with more than $1,300. 

Suspicious spender

Cops cuffed a guy for allegedly stealing a man’s wallet on an A train near Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station on Oct. 19.

The victim told police that the suspect pickpocketed his wallet on the train at around 4:30 pm, before spending nearly $60 at various stores with a stolen credit card.

Police found the man with the stolen wallet and the ill-paid-for goods at Nostrand Avenue near Fulton Street on Oct. 26 and charged him with felony grand larceny, according to police reports.


Some sneak thief nabbed a sleeping straphanger’s backpack on the F train near Jay Street-MetroTech station on Oct. 13.

The victim told police he fell asleep on the Coney Island-bound train at around 11 pm, and woke up to see the filcher escape out the Downtown Brooklyn stop with his bag.

Necklace nab

A nogoodnik snatched a woman’s necklace on the subway near Smith Street on Oct. 19.

The victim told police that the malefactor pulled the golden pendant right off her neck aboard the northbound train near Bergen Street, before slipping off as the doors closed.