Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
Eight members of a teen wolfpack robbed another teen on Hicks Street on May 2.
The 18-year-old victim said he was near West Ninth Street at 9:45 pm, when a mob all clad in black hooded sweatshirts surrounded him, pushing him up against a wall and taking his cellphone, $15 wallet, and Nintendo DS Lite.
It is unclear if this is the same teen wolfpack that attacked former Brooklyn Paper reporter Andy Campbell in a now-legendary February incident.
Someone broke into a Court Street pet food store and roughed up two employees on May 3.
The victims said they were inside Beastly Bites, located near Luquer Street, at around 7:45 pm when the intruder entered, followed the pair — a 29-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man — and pummeled them in the head and body. Nothing was taken, and cops later arrested the violent dog.
A man pretending to be interested in the martial arts robbed a kickboxing studio on May 4.
The 27-year-old victim said that a man entered CKO Kickboxing, near Garnet Street, before noon and inquired about a membership. He later left, but the victim discovered $100 missing from the register.
When she watched the surveillance video, the mystery was solved.
Someone threw a wine bottle at a teen on Henry Street on May 1.
The 16-year-old victim said he was near Pacific Street at 12:50 am when a thug hurled the vessel at him, striking him in the noggin, causing cuts and swelling.
— Gary Buiso