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Brute breaks deliveryman’s phone and punches him

68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Phone a friend

A baddie broke a food deliveryman’s phone screen and then punched him in the head on 86th Street on April 11.

The victim told cops he was delivering food between Fourth and Fifth avenues just after midnight, when the brute approached and asked if he could borrow his cellphone. When the victim refused, the nogoodnik followed him into the building, pushed his shoulders, threw the phone to the ground, and punched the victim in the side of the head as he was bending down to pick up the cell, officers said.

Unwelcome home

A robber broke into a 68th Street home on April 10 and stole $15,000, assorted credit and debit cards, Rolex watches, and a Chanel purse.

Police say the victims lef the home between Eighth and Ninth avenues around 7 am. When one of them returned home later that day, she noticed damage to the wood door frame and clothes strewn about the apartment, according to the report.

Nabbed the bag

A good-for-nothing stole a 67th Street resident’s purse and used her credit card to make $685 worth of purchases on April 13.

The woman, who lives between Fort Hamilton Parkway and 10th Avenue, said she realized her bag was missing — with her MetroCard, driver’s license, insurance and social security cards, and credit card inside — when she returned home from riding in an Uber Pool around 12:30 am.

And then there were four

Police arrested a man who they say hit another man in the face with a gun an stole his wallet on Fifth Avenue on April 14.

The victim told police he was on 86th Street just after 10:15 pm when the suspect struck him in the face with the firearm and then with his fist before stealing his wallet and fleeing the scene with his accomplices.

The victim sustained a small laceration and abrasions to his face, police said.

Face time

A lout struck a man in the face on Fifth Avenue on April 15.

The assault occurred between 87th and 88th streets just after 1:30 am, and lef the victim with a small laceration to his mouth and nose and redness to his right eye, cops said.

— Julianne McShane

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