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88th Precinct: Gunman holds up Fort Greene bodega

Gunman holds up Fort Greene bodega

88TH PRECINCT

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Hands up!

An armed rogue robbed a Fulton Street bodega on Nov. 3.

A store employee told police that the nogoodnik brandished a gun inside the shop between St. Felix Street and Fort Greene Place at 5:45 pm, before emptying the register and fleeing. 

Knife-wielding knave

Police arrested a man for allegedly robbing a Flatbush Avenue Ext. chain store at knifepoint on Nov. 5.

An employee told police that the 18-year-old suspect allegedly tried to walk out with a drink from the shop at Fulton Street just after 8:40 pm, and when the employee tried to stop him, he pulled out a knife and said, “Back off, I’ll kill you.”

Cops arrested the man down the block near Rockwell Place about 10 minutes later on felony robbery charges, according to police reports.

Hidden camera

Cops cuffed a man for allegedly breaking into a Flatbush Avenue Ext. photo studio on Nov. 8.

The studio’s owners told police that surveillance cameras show the man breaking into the building near Willoughby Street at 8:35 pm via a vacant construction site and smashed a skylight window to get inside.

Police arrived on the scene and arrested him for felony burglary charges around 9:10 pm, according to police reports.

Swiped!

A quick-thinking crook snatched a woman’s phone and glasses on a C train near Fulton Street on Nov. 11.

The victim told police that the bandit grabbed her belongings from her lap and ran out of the East New York-bound train, just as it pulled into the Clinton-Washington Av. station.

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