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Cops: Two jerks beat up man on Douglass Street

78th Precinct

Park Slope

No game

Two thugs beat up a man on Fourth Avenue on March 9, cops say.

The 24-year-old victim told cops he was walking near Douglass Street at noon, when two jerks pushed him to the ground and grabbed his $300 portable videogame player.

Cops arrested a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old the same day.

Cold criminal

A punk swiped a fancy coat from a woman on Douglass Street on March 8, cops say.

The 32-year-old victim told cops she was near Fourth Avenue at 6:15 am when a man grabbed her $300 black leather jacket and ran.

Police arrested a 28-year-old suspect the same day.

Bad change

A jerk stole a laptop from an apartment on 12th Street on March 5.

The 25-year-old victim told cops she left her home near Seventh Avenue at 7:30 am, went to work, then came back at 9 pm. That’s when she discovered her $1,250 Mac and a cup full of change gone — with no sign of forced entry.

Photo op

A crook snatched some goodies from a car on Flatbush Avenue on March 8.

The 22-year-old victim told cops she parked her white 2004 Mitsubishi near Ocean Avenue at 2:30 pm, came back about an hour later, and discovered the window broken — and a $120 Sony camera and $100 Coach wallet gone.

Oh, baby

A quick-moving creep stole a purse from a woman at a mailing center Seventh Avenue on March 5.

The 37-year-old victim told cops she set her purse inside her baby’s stroller at the UPS store near 11th Street at 1:15 pm, then looked away for 15 minutes. That was enough time for the jerk to snatch the purse — and the $60 inside.

Key clue

Someone stole some cash from a liquor store on Park Place on March 8.

A worker at Park Slope Liquor near Seventh Avenue told cops she left the shop at 9:30 am, came back the next day at 10 am, and discovered $1,400 missing from the register — with no sign of forced entry.

Only six people have keys, she told police.

Free ride

A punk stole a motorbike parked on 11th Street on March 9.

The 46-year-old victim told cops he left his white 1999 Suzuki Motorbike near Fourth Avenue at 6 am, then came back at 10 am. That was enough time for the jerk to swipe his $2,500 ride.

G snatch

Crooks snatched a fancy cellphone from a G train straphanger on Ninth Avenue March 6.

The 27-year-old victim told cops she was leaving the Seventh Avenue subway station at 4:45 pm when two men bumped her from behind. One of them grabbed an iPhone from her pocket. The other yelled, “We didn’t take anything!” — then they both ran away.

— Natalie O’Neill

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at ttracy@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2525.

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