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88th Precinct: Gunman hijacks car at the Navy Yard

Gunman hijacks car at the Navy Yard

88TH PRECINCT

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Gun-wielding pirate

A villain hijacked a cab driver’s car at gunpoint at the Navy Yard on Flushing Avenue on Sept. 25.

The victim told police that his passenger pulled out a gray firearm inside the car near N. Elliott Place at 3 pm, before forcing the driver out of the vehicle and high-tailing it.

Authorities later recovered the stolen vehicle at St. Felix and Fulton streets, according to police reports.

Shooter on the run

Some rogue shot a man in the groin on Fulton Street on Sept. 21.

A witness told police that a man in a black hat, blue jeans, and blue hoodie fired a shot at the victim near Adelphi Street just before 10 pm, before bolting away on Fulton Street.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Methodist Hospital for treatment, according to police reports.

Not lit!

Police collared a man for allegedly assaulting a woman with a candle on Clinton Avenue on Sept. 24.

The victim told police that she was arguing with the suspect at Greene Avenue at 6:40 pm when he allegedly grabbed the taper and whacked her repeatedly.

Police arrested the defendant at the scene on felony assault charges, according to police reports.

Gang of brutes

Five fiends brutally robbed a teen at St. Felix Street on Sept. 23.

The 16-year-old victim told police that the group of goons snatched his cellphone and wallet near Fulton Street at 3 pm while punching him in the face and kicking him in the groin.

Bike bandit!

Some shyster stole a man’s $2,500 bike during a botched sale on Adelphi Street on Sept. 23.

The victim told police that the huckster responded to a Craigslist ad to buy the two-wheeler between Lafayette and Greene avenues at 2 pm, but when the nogoodnik hopped on to test drive the bike, he never returned.

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