Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
Cops cuffed a man for allegedly punching a taxi driver outside a Beard Street store on Jan. 7.
The victim told police he was picking up a passenger near Otsego Street at 6:20 pm when the suspect allegedly punched him in the face.
Boys in Blue arrested the suspect 25 minutes later at the location and charged him with assault and harassment, they said.
A thief robbed a clothing store on Atlantic Avenue on Jan. 7.
The punk stole a duffle bag in the store between Clinton and Court streets sometime between 2 and 3 pm and stuffed it with three pairs of pants and two denim jackets before making a run for it, according to cops.
Police arrested a man who they say robbed a pharmacy on Smith Street on jan. 7.
Cops said that the suspect allegedly stole laundry detergent bottles from the shelves at the store at President Street at 2:45 pm.
They arrested him 10 minutes later and charged the him with petty larceny, according to cops.
Double bike thief
A thief stole two bikes from outside a house on Degraw Street sometime between Jan. 2 and 4.
The victim told police that he locked the two bikes to the front gate between Court and Smith streets at 6 pm on Jan. 2, and two days later at 6 am, they were gone, according to cops.
A sneak thief robbed a coach bus parked on Van Brunt Street on Jan. 3.
The lout got into the unlocked door of the bus parked between Summit and Browne streets at 4:10 am and took its navigation device and stereo before making a run for it, according to cops.
— Kevin Duggan