Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
A 16-year-old was arrested for threatening a woman with a knife and slashing furniture inside her Columbia Street apartment on April 8.
The victim told police that she was inside her apartment between Center Mall and Bush Street at 2 pm when the teenager brandished a knife and began waving it in a threatening manner.
“I don’t give a f—-,” he yelled, before going on a furniture-slashing rampage, according to cops.
Cops arrested a 20-year-old man for stealing a laptop from a Wolcott Street deli on May 1.
Police say footage from a surveillance camera inside the sandwich shop near Richards Street showed the suspect and another man taking a black bag that contained the pricey laptop at 11 pm.
A 44-year-old man was arrested for beating another man on Columbia Street on May 1.
The victim told police that he was between Huntington and W. Ninth streets at 4:05 pm when he was approached by the suspect.
“Give me $300. I’ll kill you. I just did 17 years and I don’t care if I go back. You’re a f—— Jew and all you Jews are the same,” the suspect told the victim, before punching him in the face, cops said.
— Colin Mixson
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