Pistol-packing pirates rob man of passport

62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Bad directions

Two slick gunmen lured a man over to their black BMW sedan on 66th Street on Sept. 13, and then robbed him of $3,200 and a Pakistani passport.

The victim told police that he was near 17th Avenue 10:30 am when the crooks called him over asking for directions. After telling the victim gave them instructions, the crooks pulled guns on him, cops said.

“Look what I have and take what you have out of your pocket,” one of the goons growled, according to police.

The victim then took out a brown envelope, which contained the cash and documents. The thieves then sped off heading north on 17th Avenue, cops said.

It’s unclear if they were following the victim’s directions.

Motor burglar

A burglar ransacked a Bay Parkway auto shop on Sept. 11, taking cash and electronics.

The victim told police that she left her business between W. 10th and W. 11th streets at 7:15 pm, and returned the next morning to find that some miscreant had busted open the front door. Inside, she discovered $230 was missing, among other things, cops said.

Locked up

Cops arrested a 30-year-old man after allegedly catching him red-handed in another man’s Stillwell Avenue apartment on Sept. 11.

The arresting officer responded to a 911 distress call between Highlawn Avenue and Avenue S at 1:40 am, where he found the victim waiting outside his apartment building.

The vcitim told the officer that the suspect had locked himself in the victim’s apartment. After the cop announced his presence, the suspect unlocked the front door, at which point the cop found him in possession of a bag containing the victim’s tool collection, according to police.


A crook swiped cash and credit cards from a woman’s 77th Street home on Sept. 9.

The victim told police that she had returned to her home between 17th and 18th avenues at 11:15 pm when she discovered that somebody had pushed in her window-mounted air conditioner and pried open the screen.

Inside, the victim found that she was out $312, along with a collection of debit and credit cards, cops said.

Jewel thief

A burglar ransacked a woman’s Bay Parkway home on Sept 10, taking jewelry.

The victim told police that she returned to her home between 17th and 18th avenues at 8 am, and found that someone had crawled in through her bedroom window and snatched her trinkets.

Batter up

A bat-wielding maniac attacked a man on 72nd Street on Sept. 11.

The victim told police that he was near Bay Parkway at 3 pm, when someone bashed him with a red metal bat. The victim was unable to identify his attacker, cops said.

Rough exit

Cops cuffed a Utrecth Avenue deli manager who they say beat a man out of his store with a metal rod on Set. 9.

The victim told police that he was inside the bodega between Bay Ridge Parkway and 74th Streets at 10:50 pm, arguing with the suspect. Eventually things came to a head, and the deli guy allegedly began striking the victim with his hand and a metal pipe in order to drive him from the store.

As an added bonus, police investigating the incident discovered footage showing the suspect selling liquor to seven men who were drinking on the premises, all without checking the identification, cops said.

Scaredy-cat burglar

A would-be thief broke into a 18th Avenue pet store on Sept. 6, only to be scared into another store by a security alarm.

The alarm system started ringing at the pet supply shop between 66th and 67th streets at 5:40 pm, and the owner received a call from the alarm company not long after.

Upon arriving at the shop, the victim found all store property present and accounted for, according to police. Not all was right, however — whoever had busted into the shop had kicked his way clear into an adjoining building, leaving a man-sized hole in the wall, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

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