Package pilferer swings crowbar at woman in Fort Greene


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What a jerk!

A package thief hit a woman with a crowbar on S. Oxford Street on July 14.

The victim told cops that she saw the bandit prying his way into the apartment building between Lafayette and Dekalb avenues at 6 am, before swinging the bar at her, and running off toward Fort Greene Park.

Not playing fair

Some brute randomly attacked an elderly man at a Fulton Street playground on July 13.

The 85-year-old victim told police he was exercising in Cuyler Gore park at Greene Avenue at 5 am, when the scumbag beat him up for no apparent reason, leaving him with cuts and bruises.

Paramedics brought the victim to Brooklyn Hospital for treatment of his wounds, according to police reports.

Blade attack

A machete-wielding maniac slashed two men at a Monument Walk home on July 13.

The victims told cops that the villain came to their place looking for a fight at Park Avenue at 7:20 pm, before whipping out a blade and cutting one guy in his left hand and the other in his face and leg several times.

Bat beat-up

Police arrested a man for allegedly attacking a guy with a stick during a scuffle on Washington Avenue on July 17.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly batted him at Fulton Street at 5 am, before hitting the defendant in the head and breaking his glasses during the ensuing scuffle.

Cops caught up with the suspect at Carlton Avenue and arrested him on felony assault charges, according to police reports.


A home invader raided a Fulton Street apartment building on the night of July 13.

The victim told police that the rustler forced open the front door with a crowbar at Downing Street at 12:30 am and stole several packages, various wires, and a bike.