Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A goon struck a woman with a hammer on Atlantic Avenue on Dec. 21, police said.
The bruiser hit the 48-year-old woman with the hammer on her left arm after the two got into an argument near Third Avenue at about 1:30 pm, officials said. Paramedics transported the victim to Brooklyn Hospital, police said.
The one that got away
Cops cuffed a guy for threatening to shoot a woman and stealing her phone and bag on Bergen Street on Dec. 23.
The 28-year-old victim told police she was walking home from work near Dean Street at about 11 pm when a pair of men came up to her and one said, “Give me your stuff or I will shoot you in the face,” while showing off a gun, according to authorities.
The suspect grabbed her bag off her shoulder with her laptop, phone, water bottle, and keychain inside, and punched her in the face, according to authorities. The two fled and police caught one of them, but are still searching for the second, officials said.
Bad parking spot
A baddie broke into a guy’s car parked on Pacific Street and swiped his electronics on Dec. 19, police said.
The 46-year-old told police he left his car near Dean Street at about 9:45 pm and when he returned a little less than an hour later, saw his rear passenger-side window was shattered and his Canon lens, camera, recorder, and microphone were all gone, according to authorities.
While he was sleeping
Some sneak stole a guy’s cash and phone while he was sleeping in a hotel on Schermerhorn Street, police said.
The baddie swiped the 35-year-old victim’s iPhone 7, phone charger, Bose speakers, and cash while he was snoozing inside a motel near Nevins Street between 5 am and 6 am, according to authorities
A punk stole a woman’s mink coat she had left in a Bridge Street venue on Dec. 8, police said.
The woman told authorities on Dec. 21 that she had put down her brown short mink coat inside the space between John and Plymouth streets at about 8:30 pm, and when she returned to get it two hours later, it was gone, officials said.
Talk about naughty!
A good-for-nothing stole a woman’s wallet from inside a nightclub on Willoughby Street on Dec. 22, police said.
The 25-year-old woman told police she went to the bathroom inside the bar between Smith Street and Gallatin Place sometime between 5 pm and 10:30 pm while her jacket was on a chair with her wallet in the pocket.
The punk took her wallet with her credit card, social security card, and identification card inside and fled, officials said.
— Julianne Cuba