One hairy situation! Cops say they’ve arrested fake follicle bandit

63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Hairy situation

Cops arrested a man who they said stole hair extensions from a Flatbush Avenue business on Feb. 21.

The victim told police that two men tried to walk out of the store between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue M with the beauty products at 3:45 pm. She tried to stop them, but said that one of them slapped her on the arm, and the duo then ran for it.

Cops arrested the suspect later, charging him with robbery.

Knocked off her feet

Police arrested a 20-year-old man who they said robbed a woman inside of her E. 69th Street apartment on Feb. 21.

The 53-year-old victim told police that she was at her home between 14th and 15th avenues at 4:15 pm when the man pushed her to the ground, and took $40 and credit cards.


Cops arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly attacked and robbed an 18-year-old woman inside her Avenue J apartment on Feb. 22.

The victim told police that she was in her home between E. 42nd and E. 43rd streets at 9:30 pm when the suspect made his way inside, punched her in the face, and took her Sprint cellphone.

Ding, dong, ditch

Cops arrested two 19-year-old men who they were part of an E. 53rd Street home invasion on Feb. 25.

The 18-year-old resident told police that three gun-wielding men rang the doorbell of her house between Avenues I and J at 10:30 pm. After she opened the door, the three men shoved their way inside and stole her Sprint cellphone before fleeing in a black Camry.

Cash grab

A goon robbed a woman of her cash on Avenue I on Feb. 25.

The 26-year-old victim told police that she was near New York Avenue when the thug approached and punched her in the face. The crook then took her wallet out of her hand, which contained $100, cops said.

Home invasion

Cops arrested a 35-year-old man who they claim attacked a 31-year-old woman in her E. 53rd Street apartment on Feb. 14.

The victim told police that she was in her home between Foster Avenue and Glenwood Road at 8 pm when the suspect made his way inside, threw her to the ground, punched her in the face, and chocked her.

Lotion beat-down

Cops arrested a 32-year-old man who allegedly assaulted a 23-year-old woman inside her Avenue N apartment on Feb. 23 — with baby lotion.

The woman told police she was inside her home between E. 34th and E. 35th streets at 9:30 pm when the suspect threw a bottle of baby lotion at her, hitting her in the shoulder.

Chest pain

A thug shot a 36-year-old man on E. 51st Street on Feb. 25.

The victim told police that he was arguing with the man near Avenue M at around 5 am when the creep pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest.

Secure safe

Two would-be thieves attempted to rob a supermarket on Feb. 20 — but were foiled by the grocery store’s safe.

The crooks entered the store between Avenues K and L through the front gate at 5:20 am, but fled empty-handed after failing to open the safe, cops said.

Car crook

A thief snagged a 34-year-old man’s ride left parked on E. 35th Street on Feb. 23.

The victim told police that he left his 1997 Nissan Maxima near Avenue I at 8 pm, and returned later to find it missing.

— Colin Mixson

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