Lowlifes choke and rob woman on Avenue Y

61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest—
Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Choked and robbed

Some lowlifes choked and robbed a woman on Avenue Y on Feb. 6.

The 52-year-old victim said she was near Ocean Avenue at 2 am when an unknown group of men came up to her from behind, put her in a chokehold, and punched her in the face, injuring her. They also took her iPhone 5, purse, and shoes, according to authorities.

Cops said the woman walked to the precinct to report the incident after it occurred.

Cash grab

A bunch of crooks robbed an automated teller machine at a bodega on Avenue U on Feb. 9.

The victim said they left the store near E. 21st Street at 11:30 pm. When they returned at 8:30 am the next day, they realized that someone had entered through the backdoor and turned off the cameras, according to the police report.

The bandits stole $700 from the register, 15 packs of Newport cigarettes, and $4,500 from the cash dispenser, police reported.

Police said they are looking at camera footage from the parking area.

Jerk robs friend

A jerk beat up and robbed a man he knew on Avenue U on Feb. 8.

The 18-year-old victim said he got off the bus near Nostrand Avenue at 9 am and started walking towards E. 29th Street. Then at 9:05 am, the thief forced him into a store on Avenue U near E. 29th Street and punched him in the face several times, bruising him, police reported. The frenemy then took the victim’s iPhone 7 Plus and a Versace hat, according to the report.

Officers said they did not find the thief after searching the area and that there is no camera footage available of the incident.

— Adam Lucente

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