Gang of seven violently robs teenager


Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Violent robbery

A gang of seven teenagers violently robbed a 19-year-old boy on 86th Street on Dec. 17.

The victim told police that the gang surrounded him on the corner of 86th and Bay 34th streets at 9:50 pm before one of them put him in a chokehold and punched him in the face, while the others grabbed cash, an iPhone, and the victim’s shoes.

Bottle brawl

A brute may have smacked a man in the head with a bottle on 76th Street on Dec. 22.

The very drunk and uncooperative victim told cops that the attacker may have struck him between New Utrecht and 17th avenues at 11 pm, but he couldn’t be sure.

Police sent the victim to Maimonides Medical Center with lacerations to the back of his head and heavy bleeding, according to authorities.

Video game villain  

A pirate stole video games and a cellphone from a 68th Street apartment on Dec. 21.

The victim told police that the thief broke into the apartment between New Utrecht and 16th avenues at 2 am and snagged his cellphone, his Xbox, and his PS4. 

Stunning crime

Four teens stole $47 from a man on Bay 31 Street on Dec. 17.

The victim told police that the teenagers threatened him with a stun gun on Bay 31 Street and Benson Avenue at 10 pm, prompting the victim to hand over his cash.