Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
Cops arrested a 19-year-old guy who they say kicked a teenage girl in the head during a schoolyard argument on Baltic Street on Sept. 26.
The 17-year-old girl told police she and the suspect got into a verbal spat at the school between Smith and Hoyt streets at 12:30 pm and then her opponent he booted her in the head, causing her face to swell up, according to authorities.
A cur tried to steal a cartful of candies and other products from a Court Street store on Sept. 24, police said.
The looter almost left the store between W. Ninth and Garnet streets at 10:11 am with seven bottles of shampoo, two boxes of Pop Tarts, six Colgate toothpastes, four bars of soap, three bottles of mouthwash, two packages of Sour Patch kids, one packet of Swedish Fish, Reeses Pieces, and M and M’s, and one bar of Hershey’s milk chocolate from the store — but dropped it all and ran off when a guy stopped him, police said.
Bye, bye, bike
A nogoodnik stole a guy’s motorcycle he had left parked on Hoyt Street sometime between Sept. 21 and 22, police said.
The victim told police he chained his 2016 gray Yamaha YZFR6 to a light post between Baltic and Douglass streets at 11 pm and when he returned the next day at 6 pm to get it, the chain was severed and his ride was gone, according to authorities.
A crook stole a boy’s bicycle from outside of his Henry Street house sometime overnight on Sept. 25, police said.
The father told police his son’s bike — a cherry red Mongoose BMX bike with a black seat — was left outside between W. Ninth and Huntington streets from 7:30 pm to 8 am the next day, but when he went to get it, it was gone.
Teardrops on his guitar
A jerk swiped a guy’s guitar he had left in the hallway of a building on Baltic Street on Sept. 22, police said.
The music lover left his mini Spreiter guitar in its black case in the hallway of the building between Clinton and Court streets at 1:45 pm while he went to get coffee and when he got back, it had vanished without a sound, officials said.
— Julianne Cuba