Shot in the light
An unknown assailant shot a man in the lower back on Ten Eyck Walk on Feb. 5, cops said.
The 53-year-old victim took the slug inside the lobby of a residential building between Bushwick Avenue and Humboldt Street at 11:30 am, according to a report.
Police say the victim was uncooperative.
Don’t cry for me
A pair of bullies stole a guy’s wallet on Morgan Avenue on Feb. 5 — after menacing him with a knife and demanding he hold back his tears, cops said.
The victim said he was near Thames Street at 11:30 pm when two goons wearing black scarves over their faces jabbed a knife in his.
“Don’t cry or I will kill you,” one of the fiends supposedly hissed.
The other galoot grabbed the wallet out of the victim’s back pants pocket and they both ran off, officers said.
A predatory pair attacked and robbed a drunk guy as he stepped off the train at Marcy Avenue on Feb. 7, according to the authorities.
The victim said that he had just gotten off the train at the station near Broadway at 4 am and was in his cups, cops reported.
The treacherous twosome came up behind him, punched him in the face, grabbed his bag, which contained his smartphone and electronic tablet, and ran off, police said.
A swift burglar broke into a S. Fourth Street restaurant on Feb. 8 and made off with a safe, a computer, and thousands of dollars in cash, a report says.
The eatery’s manager said that he arrived at the establishment between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street at 5 am to find the safe, about $8,000 to $10,000, and a computer taken.
Two youngster robbed a teen of his phone and threatened him with a “poke” on Humboldt Street on Feb. 4, officers said.
The 14-year-old victim, who walked into the 90th Precinct station house with his mother to file a report, said he was near Grand Street at 3 pm when a younger kid asked to use his phone.
The victim agreed, but the pair started to walk off with the phone, according to a report. The victim protested and the plucky bully who had made the request, the younger of the two, followed it up with the confusing threat, cops said.
“I am going to poke you,” the youth supposedly said.
— Danielle Furfaro