Stone cold crime
Cops cuffed two men for allegedly beating a man and throwing rocks at him on 83rd Street on Sept. 12.
The victim said that the suspects and another man stopped him on the corner of 83rd Street and 14th Avenue while he was jogging at 4:50 p.m, and hit him in the torso before trying to throw a rock at his head. The victim then ran away as the unapprehended accomplice aimed another stone at the victim, missing him by a few feet, according to police.
A brute repeatedly smacked a man with a bat on Quentin Road on Sept. 11.
The victim told cops that the ruffian approached him between W. Third and W. Fourth streets at 12:45 a.m. and hit him with the bat, causing lacerations to the back of his head and his left eye. Emergency responders transported the victim to Maimonides Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries, according to authorities.
A fraud gave a man 24 counterfeit $100 bills in exchange for his truck on Bay 25th Street on Sept. 14.
The victim told police that he met up the crook, who he connected with on Facebook Marketplace, between Bath and Cropsey avenues at 6:40 p.m. to sell his Chevy Silverado truck.
The scam artist gave the victim the fake cash and drove off in the car before the victim realized the bills were bogus, cops claimed.
Thieves thieves stole $6,654 worth of electrical supplies from a hardware store on New Utrecht Ave on Sept. 13.
An employee told police that the bandits entered the store between 77th and 78th streets at noon, and made off with the supplies in a gray vehicle.
— Rose Adams