Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
Cops cuffed a teen accused of stealing Red Bull from a Fulton Street bodega on Aug. 27.
The 16-year-old suspect allegedly snatched the energy drink at 1:27 pm and attempted to flee from the store, which is between St. Felix Street and Fort Green Place.
Prosecutors charged the teen with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
Two thieves broke into a Washington Avenue residence and stole a man’s credit cards and IDs on July 21.
The burglars got into the home between Lafayette and Greene avenues at around 7 am and grabbed several documents as well as a wallet containing a driver’s license, two debit cards, an American Express card, a green card, according to the District Attorney’s office.
Someone later racked up charges on one of the missing credit cards.
Police arrested a 42-year-old suspect, but a female accomplice believed to have been involved remains on the loose.
Ashes to bashes
A pugilist flicked a lit cigarette at a passerby on Carlton Avenue on Aug. 28 — then beat him up, according to investigators.
The perp confronted the victim at 3 am between Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street and began punching him in the face, according to documents from the District Attorney’s office.
The attack left the victim with a laceration above his eye that required stitches.
Police arrested a 29-year-old suspect, who has been charged with assault, menacing, harassment, and weapons possession.
— Ben Muessig