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Gun-toting masked thieves hold up Myrtle Ave. liquor store - Brooklyn Paper

Gun-toting masked thieves hold up Myrtle Ave. liquor store

88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Liquor store looters

A pair of mask-wearing crooks stole a wad of cash from a Myrtle Avenue liquor store on Oct. 19, after threatening an employee with a gun, police said.

The two nogoodniks wearing ski masks entered the store near Classon Avenue at about 7 pm when one of them pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money, according to authorities. The victim handed them $475 and the badides fled the store, police said.

Grab bag and go

Two punks stole a teen’s handbags on Monument Walk on Oct. 18, police said.

The 19-year-old victim was selling one black and one pink duffle bag when the jerks grabbed them and fled in a black Chevy sports utility vehicle on Portland Avenue, according to authorities. Paramedics took the teen to Brooklyn Hospital for pain in his ribs and toe, cops said.

Scofflaw squatter

Cops cuffed a guy for refusing to leave a Washington Avenue apartment and stealing drug paraphernalia on Oct. 18.

The suspect remained unlawfully in his super’s apartment near Willoughby Avenue and had stolen some of his paraphernalia and drugs, police said.

Late-night snack

Some knave swiped cash from a DeKalb Avenue restaurant on Oct. 19, police said.

An employee arrived at work at the eatery near Clinton Avenue at about 5 am to find the door was unlocked after some good-for-nothing had forced themselves inside and ripped out the cash register, along with the $200 that was inside it, according to authorities.

Car raider

A crook stole a wad a hefty sum of cash from a guy’s car parked inside a Myrtle Avenue garage sometime overnight on Oct. 14, police said.

The victim told cops he had left $4,000 locked up in his four-wheeler’s glove compartment inside the parking lot near Ashland Place at 10:30 pm, and when he returned to the his car the next day at about 5 pm, it was gone, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

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