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Cops cuff man for hijacking woman’s car

88TH PRECINCT

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

What a drag!

Police arrested one man they say stole a woman’s car while she tried to hold onto the door on Myrtle Avenue on May 1.

The victim told police that, near Clermont Avenue at 8 pm, she left her car with her engine running, when the suspect and another perpetrator allegedly got in and tried to drive off.

She tried to stop them by holding onto the front passenger door but the man still on the loose pushed her off while the car was moving, according to the authorities.

Cops found the stolen car a few blocks away at Stanford Street just before 8:30 and arrested the 18-year-old man on felony robbery charges, according to police reports.

Trying to help

A villain stabbed a guy for trying to break up a fight on S. Portland Avenue on April 26.

The victim told police that, between Hanson Place and Fulton Street at 2:50 pm, he saw the criminal argue with another person and when he tried to diffuse their war-of-words, one of them suddenly knifed him in the stomach and they both bolted toward Fulton Street.

The ailing victim drove himself to Methodist Hospital for his non-life-threatening wounds, according to police reports.

Fell off a truck!

A criminal opportunist looted a truck on Willoughby Street on April 26.

The victim told cops that, at Ashland Place between 7 am-3:30 pm, he left his van parked and when he came back, he noticed someone had taken more than $5,000-worth of tools from his boot.

Spade of crime

A shovel-carrying marauder burglarized a Park Avenue garage on the night of April 30.

The victim told police that at Hall Street between 5:15 pm and 7:30 am the next morning, the purloiner used the spade to bust open the door and took $160 in cash and some tools.

He left his own digging device at the scene, cops said. 

Front-seat filcher

Some crook took a woman’s laptop from her car at Ryerson Street on April 30.

The victim told police that she left her car parked and locked near Flushing Avenue from 12:30 pm-4 pm, and when she came back she found that someone had nabbed her computer and E-ZPass.

Locker looter

A nogoodnik emptied a man’s Grand Avenue storage locker sometime between October 30 and May 1.

The victim told police that during that time, the raider took jewelry, a tablet, and an external hard drive worth a total of almost $2,000 from the facility near Park Avenue.

Snapped up

A thief stole a bunch of camera equipment and electronics from a man’s Grand Avenue storage locker between Dec. 1 and May 1.

The victim told cops that, while he was out of the country, the pilferer took more than $4,500-worth of gear from the facility near Park Avenue.

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