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Grandpa got run over by a scoundrel! • Brooklyn Paper

Grandpa got run over by a scoundrel!

Grandpa bash

A scoundrel beat up a senior citizen on Red Cross Place on March 22.

The 65-year-old victim told cops that he was inside the A/C subway station on Cadman Plaza at around 8:15 pm when a kid whacked him in the back of the head, then punched him, knocking him to the ground. Afterward, the jerk snatched four checks — totaling $4,000 — from the elderly fellow and fled through the train station.

Uneasy Rider

A thug stole a fancy motorcycle from a man on Columbia Heights on March 24.

The 48-year-old victim told cops that he parked his $10,000 white Suzuki motorbike near Clark Street, at around 1 pm. He came back the next afternoon, but it was gone.

Backside bandit

A jerk snatched a purse from a woman on Smith Street on March 23.

The 63-year-old victim told cops that she was waiting for the bus near Bergen Street at 1 pm when a man approached her from behind and murmured, “Don’t turn around.” He then grabbed her black purse, which was draped over her right shoulder, and ran away. Inside was a brown wallet and $20.

Furniture freak

A jerk snatched some expensive furniture from an apartment on Gold Street on March 25.

The victim told cops that someone covered the lens of a security camera at the building, near York Street, between 3:30 pm and 4 am, then swiped a $700 chair, an $800 table and a statue from the apartment.

Lit crook

A jerk snatched Tom Wolfe book from a tourist at a coffee shop on Court Street on March 21.

The French traveler told cops she was at the Starbucks near Joralemon Street at around 3 pm when she left her blue bag behind went and outside for a cigarette. That’s when the jerk snatched her pink laptop, passport and the novel, “I am Charlotte Simmons.”

Could be worse — it could have been “Bonfire of the Vanities.”

Bracelet bandit

A quick-moving thief snatched a bracelet from a man on Schermerhorn Street on March 25.

The 41-year-old victim told cops he was cleaning his car near Third Avenue at 2:15 pm when his gold bracelet fell onto the ground, and a thug pushed him out of the way to grab the $3,000 piece of jewelry.

He then sped away in a Nissan Pathfinder.

Denim jacker

A jerk snatched a jacket from a car parked on Duffield Street on March 22.

The 28-year-old victim told cops that she parked her gray 2006 Toyota Camry near Fulton Street, at around 1 pm, then went for a workout inside Planet Fitness.

She came back an hour and a half later and then discovered someone had smashed her passenger-side window. Her denim jacket, brown purse and cellphone were gone.

Jeep out

A crafty jerk stole a fancy car from a man on Willow Street on March 26.

The 42-year-old driver told cops that he parked his gray 2011 Jeep near Clark Street at 11 am and returned the next night to find it gone.

Bad will

A jerk swiped a purse from a woman shopping on Livingston Street on March 12.

The 49-year-old victim told cops she was shopping at Goodwill near Bond Street at around 4 pm when a stranger warned her, “Money is falling out of your purse.”

A few minutes later, she noticed her Chase debit card was gone.

— Natalie O’Neill

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