Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Police arrested two teens for allegedly robbing a man on Fulton Street on Sept. 5.
The victim told police the 17- and 19-year-old suspects yanked the gold chain off his neck and stole his book bag near Flatbush Avenue Ext. at around 3:30 p.m.
Police arrested the two suspects about 10 minutes later at Fulton Street and Hanover Place, slapping them with felony robbery charges, cops said.
Two scumbags attacked a woman on Tillary Street on Sept. 6.
The victim told police that one of the pillagers snatched her handbag from her hand, ripping out some of her nails, while the other grabbed a hold of her wig and sucker-punched her at Gold Street at 9:50 a.m.
Police arrested a man for allegedly beating a deli worker with a credit card reader outside his Schermerhorn Street store on Sept. 6.
The victim told police the that he was arguing with the suspect about a recent purchase when the suspect nabbed the credit card reader from the counter, tearing its wires, and ran out the store at Hoyt Street at 12:30 p.m.
The bodega worker followed the defendant who then whacked him in the arm with the card machine before smashing it on the ground, according to cops.
Police arrested the man 30 minutes later at the nearby Hoyt-Schermerhorn streets subway station and slapped him with felony robbery charges, according to the authorities.
A gun-toting brigand held a man up on Sands Street on Sept. 6.
The victim told police that the ne’er-do-well pulled a gun on him near Gold Street at 8 p.m, before taking his sampler pack of CBD products and a key fob.
Point of no return
A scam artist stole a rental car from a State Street dealership on July 8.
An employee of the rental chain told police that the swindler rented the 2018 Ford Mustang due back on Aug. 8 using a fake identification and credit card at the store near Court Street.
The shyster’s credit card was declined and the dealership made several unsuccessful attempts to get in touch with him, according to the authorities.
— Kevin Duggan