Jerk robs woman visiting friend

90th Precinct


House call

A gun-wielding twerp held up a woman visiting her friend inside a Grand Street apartment on May 26 — taking cash and her iPhone.

The victim told police she went to visit her friend in her apartment near Leonard Street at 1:50 am when the brute stormed into the apartment with a gun and said, “Do not follow me, lay on the ground!”

She gave up her cash and cellphone, and he left — and her friend never returned!

Hammer head

A teenage thug smashed a man’s head with a hammer on Hewes Street on May 27.

The victim told police he was near S. Third Street at 6:20 pm when the teen swung at his head with the hammer, then ran away.


Two teenage thieves threw a 15-year-old boy against a wall and stole his iPhone at the Lorimer Street J train on May 21.

The victim told police he was near Broadway at 3:20 pm when the goons approached him near the turnstile, threw him against the wall, and took his phone from his pocket.

Unlucky crooks

Police arrested a man who they say stole $3,860 at gunpoint from a Grand Street bodega on May 24 — with a female accomplice who fled.

The woman entered the store near Union Avenue at 5:08 am and asked for lottery tickets. That’s when her accomplice entered and pointed a gun at the store manager and demanded cash, the manager told cops.

The employee handed over the money, but a witness came up from the basement just then and jumped on the man’s back, causing him to drop the gun and the cash, and a struggle ensued, according to the police report.

The woman dropped her pistol and fled as the employees held the man back just outside the store as cops arrived.

School’s out

An educated thief stole more than $10,000 in computers and projectors from a Bushwick Avenue school overnight on May 21.

The principal locked up the school near Scholes Street on May 18 at 2:20 pm, but when she returned at 8 am the next day, several laptops and projectors were missing from several rooms, she told police.


A thief stole a woman’s phone on Havemeyer Street on May 26, police said.

The victim was near Broadway at 11:50 am when the jerk grabbed her phone and ran away, she told officials.

Cops arrested a man who they say had the phone.

Nissan sayonara

A thief stole a Nissan parked on Powers Street sometime between May 22 and 24.

The driver parked her car near Graham Avenue at noon on May 22, but when she returned at noon two days later, she discovered her car was missing.

Computer taken

A thief stole a computer from an Ainslie Street apartment on May 21.

The tenant left her apartment near Union Avenue at 12:30 am, but when she returned at 8 am, her computer was gone.

Surf’s up

A crook caught a wave with a surfboard, bag, shoes, jacket, and a laptop he stole from a Toyota parked on S. Third Street on May 18.

The driver parked his car near Hooper Street at 9:30 am, but when he returned five minutes later, his stuff was gone.

Nissan gone

A thief took off in a Nissan parked on Berry Street on May 26.

The driver parked her car near S. Fourth Street at 12:05 am, leaving the keys in the ignition.

When she returned four hours later, it was gone.

— Aaron Short

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