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Snacky sneak steals cheesy crackers

88th precinct station house
Photo by Stefano Giovannini

88TH PRECINCT

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Snacky sneak steals cheddar crackers

A sneak tossed a package of cheddar crackers into his bag and made off with them in a Flatbush Avenue 7-11 on Nov. 15.

An employee told police that the goon paid for the other items but pocketed the crackers in plain sight inside the store near Flushing Avenue just before 9 pm, and when confronted, the scofflaw  brandished a small knife and ran out of the store.

Assault on a walk

A man allegedly attacked a woman walking on Prince Street on Nov. 16.

The victim told police that the stranger ran up behind her and allegedly started to choke her, briefly knocking her out near Tillary Street at about 4 pm, before starting to punch the victim repeatedly. 

Police arrived on the scene to find the bloodied victim, who pointed out her alleged assailant. Cops then arrested the man on assault charges, according to police reports. 

Fight turns violent

A man allegedly hit a woman on the back of a hand with a metal rod during an argument on Lefferts Place on Nov. 19.

The victim told police that the man allegedly used the metal handle of a broom to hit the back of her hand during an argument near Classon Avenue at about 7 pm, causing bleeding and a laceration. 

Officers arrested the suspect on the scene, according to police reports. 

Rental e-bike stolen

A stick-fingered thief stole a delivery worker’s rented electric bicycle from his apartment building on Nov. 12.

The victim told police that he rented from the company Zoomo and parked it in the courtyard of his apartment building near Waverly Avenue, when a pilferer allegedly snagged it.

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