Cops cuff teen in alleged key stabbing

62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach


Cops cuffed a 16-year-old boy for allegedly stabbing his 14-year-old relative with a key on 17th Avenue on Sept. 16.

The victim told police that the defendant struck him in the head following a heated argument between 80th and 81st streets at around 9:15 pm.

The 14-year-old suffered a laceration to his head, but was not seriously injured, authorities claimed.

Hell in a cell

A thief attempted to swipe a woman’s phone on 72nd Street on Sept. 15.

The victim told police that she was talking on her phone between 17th and 18th avenues at 4:15 am, when the robber jumped out from behind a tree and covered her mouth as she screamed.

The thief tried to nab her phone but she fought him off, and he scampered off empty handed, cops said.


A hoaxer tricked a Gravesend man into sending him $65,000 on Sept. 17.

The victim, who lives on Cropsey Avenue between 21st Avenue and Bay 28th Street, told police he received an email from his lawyer’s account at 2:30 pm, asking for the down payment on a house he was planning to buy. The victim sent the money via wire transfer before meeting up with his lawyer, who claimed that he never sent the email, cops said.

Violent robbery

Two ruffians beat up a man and stole his cellphone on Lake Street on Sept. 17.

The victim told police the perps attacked him in his front yard between Kings Highway and Avenue S at 4:45 am, punching him in the face and causing him to drop his phone. The robbers snatched the cell and ran northbound on Lake Street, police reported.

Bad guest

A man stole $2,000 and jewelry while she was in the shower on 77th Street on Sept. 21.

The victim told police that the thief looted her purse while she was showering at her home between 20th and 21st avenues, stealing the cash and over $1,000 worth of jewelry.

— Rose Adams