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Cabbie drives off with man’s phone after fare dispute

78th Precinct

Park Slope

No fare

A cabbie drove off with a man’s valuables following a fare dispute on Carroll Street on Jan. 27.

The victim told police he had ran into a nearby store to grab cash following an argument with the driver near Fifth Avenue at midnight, and returned a few minutes later to find the taxi, along with his iPhone X and backpack, had peeled off.

Rough panhandling

Some jerk smacked a guy after he refused to give him cash inside the Atlantic Avenue subway station on Jan. 28.

The victim told police he was aboard a Downtown 4 train approaching the station near Flatbush Avenue at 7 pm when the creep asked him for some cash. When the victim refused, the lout smacked him on the head, and ran off, according to the police report.

The victim didn’t suffer any injuries, and the case has been closed without any arrests, cops said.

Change to spare

A thief made off with $100 in change from a man’s car on 11th Street on Jan. 28.

The victim told police he left his car unlocked between Sixth and Seventh avenues at 9:30 pm, and returned a few days later to discover that his change jar bulging with about $100 in coins had been nabbed.

Cops have closed the case without any arrests, officials said.

Show-off

Some wacko whipped out his junk during a 14th Street road rage incident on Jan. 30.

The victim told police the enraged flasher threatened to kill him and shouted profanity from the driver’s seat of his car between Third and Fourth avenues at 12:45 pm, when he suddenly reached into his pants and pulled out his penis.

Police have closed the case without any arrests, authorities said.

Slap dash

A nut job smacked a guy amid a Dean Street fit of road rage on Feb. 2.

The victim told police the guy cut him off near Fifth Avenue at 3:45 am, and, following a shouting match, served him an open-hand slap.

Officers have closed the case without any arrests, police said.

— Colin Mixson

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