Punched for a cellphone

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Cell snatch

A predator punched a man and stole his cellphone on Court Street on Feb. 5.

The 29-year-old victim said that he was near Huntington Street when the creep clocked him on the left side of the jaw, snatching his $450 iPhone.


Someone burglarized a Clinton Street home on Feb. 10.

The 47-year-old victim said he was gone from his home near Clinton Street between 1:45 pm and 3:15 pm, leaving ample time for the intruder to steal two Apple laptops, a Sony video camera, another camera, an iPod, and a gold brooch.


Someone burglarized a Court Street real estate office overnight on Feb. 11.

A 62-year-old employee said that she left the office at around 6:20 pm and returned the next morning to find the place ransacked. It is unclear what, if anything, was stolen.

— Gary Buiso