Cops: Thugish trio attacks delivery guy

61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest—
Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Delivery down

A trio of thugs roughed up a Chinese food delivery guy on Batchelder Street on Oct. 30, although the crooks were unable to make off with any ill-begotten goods.

The victim told police that he was between Avenues W and X at 3:15 pm when the fiends approached and demanded cash.

The victim refused, so the thugs punched the man and threw him to the ground, before fleeing without any loot, cops said.

Purse perps

Two young purse snatchers robbed a woman in front of an Avenue X apartment building on Nov. 6.

The victim told police that she was between Coyle and Batchelder streets at 9:40 pm when the pint-sized purse pinchers came up behind her and grabbed her handbag, which contained $55.


A scoundrel snatched some expensive bottles of wine from an Emmons Avenue diner that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29.

An employee told police that he left the eatery between Doyle and E. 23rd streets at 11:15 pm, and returned the next day to find that the front door had been busted by the super storm, and that some sneak had used to opportunity to grab the wine.

House call

Police arrested three men who they say beat and robbed a man outside of his E. 28th Street home on Nov. 6, taking his cellphone.

The victim told police that he was in his house between Avenues W and X at 7:53 pm when one of the suspects called his phone.

“Yo, come outside, I’m going to be by your house,” the suspect told the victim, who strolled outside to find the suspect and two other men waiting for him.

The three suspects then began showering the victim with a maelstrom of blows before taking his phone and fleeing, cops said.

Garage ganked

A louse looted a man’s Corbin Place garage on Oct. 30 — taking $8,650 worth of property.

The victim told police that he left his home near Oriental Boulevard at 1:30 pm, and returned later to find that his garage, which had been dislodged from the house by Hurricane Sandy, had been completely looted.

Among other things, the victim was missing $3,000 worth of bicycles, an $1,200 patio table, an $850 air conditioner, and an $800 grill, cops said.

Pipe perp

A pipe-wielding punk attacked a man and took his bookbag on E. 16th Street on Oct. 13.

The victim told police that he was near Sheepshead Bay Road at 11:30 pm when the suspect unleashed a vicious blow on the victim’s arm, fracturing it.

The crook then fled with the suspect’s backpack, which contained a $300 Netbook, cops said.

Get down

A ruffian threw a woman to the ground and stole her iPhone on E. 19th Street on Oct. 25.

The victim told police that she was near Jerome Avenue at 9:50 pm when the suspect stole up from behind and shoved her to the ground.

The crook seized her phone, a $650 iPhone 4, and fled south on E. 19th Street, cops said.

Nice pants

Police arrested a 20-year-old woman who they say lifted a $1,000 pair of jeans from an Avenue U retailer on Oct. 24.

The store manager told police he was inside the outlet between Bedford Avenue and E. 26th Street at 6:15 pm when he noticed the suspect stuff some Lonestar Skinny Jeans into her pocketbook and attempt to leave without paying.

The manager, however, wasn’t letting the suspect go without a fight and, after intercepting the woman, a scuffle ensued, reported police. When the suspect was apprehended, police found that her bag was lined with aluminum, which confounds some alarms, cops said.


A bandit ransacked a man’s Ocean Avenue apartment on Nov. 5, taking a flat-screen TV.

The victim told police that he left his home between Avenues Y and Z at 8 am, and returned later to find that one of his windows had been left ajar and his $500 boob tube was missing.— Colin Mixson

Reach reporter Colin MIxson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4514.

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