Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights
A group of thugs jumped a man on Fifth Avenue as he was heading home from a bar on Aug. 27, cops say.
The victim was near 92nd Street at 3 am after leaving Kelly’s Bar when the perps assaulted him and took his wallet with his cash and cards inside — a $205 value. Police are checking the surveillance tapes at Kelly’s for evidence.
A fiend ransacked a 76th Street apartment on Aug. 29 — taking off with $28,400 in swag.
The victim said he left his house between 10th and 11th avenues at 11:15 am and came back at 6 pm to see somebody had broken open one of his windows and made off with $25,000 of his cash, plus $1,400 worth of watches and a $2,000 necklace.
Out of her clutch
A punk snatched a Dyker Heights woman’s purse from her hand on 11th Avenue on Aug. 31, according to cops.
Police report that the victim was between 64th and 65th streets at 2 pm when the villain ran up behind her and yanked away her pocketbook with $100 cash and her iPhone inside.
A trio of hellions assaulted a woman on 66th Street in Dyker Heights on Aug. 29 — throwing her to the ground and attempting to steal her purse.
The victim told cops she between 10th and 11th avenues at 8:30 pm on her way to work when one of the dangerous dames approached her, punched her in the face, and hurled her to the ground. Another then began to pull away her purse. When the victim fought back, the terrible twosome fled with a third woman, who had stood watching.
Gone in a flash
A crook swiped a woman’s pricey camera inside a 13th Avenue pizzeria on Sept. 1, according to cops.
The victim was at Frank’s Pizza between 75th and 76th streets at 8 pm when she set her $2,300 Canon — with a $2,000 lens attached and a $30 memory card inside — on her table as she got up to get another slice. When she got ready to leave at 8:30 pm, she realized her photo equipment was gone.
A burglar trashed a Dyker Heights woman’s apartment on 72nd Street sometime between Sept. 1 and 2 — but only took two pairs of her earings, cops say.
The victim told police she left her home between 12th and 13th avenues at 2:30 pm, and came home at 12:30 am the next day to find her bedroom window jimmied open and her dresser drawers scattered about the room. But when she checked to see what was gone, the only items she noticed missing were two pairs of earrings.
— Will Bredderman
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