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Arrested for box-cutter threats • Brooklyn Paper

Arrested for box-cutter threats

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Cutter cuffed

Police arrested a woman who allegedly threatened to slice another woman on June 18.

The perp flashed a box cutter at the corner of Nevins and Warren streets at around 7:30 pm and issued a startling proclamation, according to investigators.

“Next time I see you, I will cut you,” the woman said, according to authorities.

She has been charged with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon, attempted assault, and harassment.

Call baiting

Police cuffed a man who allegedly tried to steal a cellphone inside a Livingston Street building on June 28.

The victim told investigators that he saw the would-be thief grab the phone and try to flee from the building, which is between Hoyt and Smith Streets, at around 6:28 pm.

Cops say they recovered the Samsung Galaxy phone from inside the suspect’s bag.

Swiper swiped

Surveillance cameras helped cops lock up a woman accused of stealing a shopper’s wallet inside the Gap factory store on June 14.

Investigators scoped out security footage captured inside the store, which is between Smith Street and Gallatin Place, after a woman realized her wallet, credit cards, and cash had vanished at around 1:58 pm.

The videos showed the suspect reach into a handbag dangling from a stroller the victim was pushing, grab the wallet, and leave the store, according to documents from the District Attorney’s Office.

— Ben Muessig

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