Sinister cyclists snatch woman’s cellphone

94th Precinct


Bandits on bikes

A trio of marauders on bicycles threatened a woman and stole her cellphone on Humboldt Street on June 1, cops said.

The 39-year-old victim told police she was walking near Jackson Avenue at 10:55 pm when the three brutes on bikes surrounded her and one snatched her mobile device.

The victim lashed out with her purse, but the crew rode off on Jackson Avenue un-fazed, police reported. The victim told the authorities the punks responsible were between 15 and 20 years old.


A cretin strangled a kid and stole his cellphone on McGuinness Boulevard on June 4, officers reported.

The 12-year-old victim said that he was between Calyer Street and Meserole Avenue, on his way to his grandmother’s house at 3:30 pm on June 4, when the villain grabbed him by his neck from behind.

“Give me what is in your pocket,” the fiend supposedly said.

The youngster forked over his phone and the lowlife followed him for blocks before finally relenting.


A burglar broke into a woman’s N. 11th Street apartment on June 2 and stole her kitchenware, according to the authorities.

The 29-year-old victim reported that she saw the man enter her abode between Bedford and Driggs avenue at 4:30 pm. He came in through the front door and grabbed her silverware, pitcher, filter and a spout, cops stated.

Special delivery

A burglar broke into a guy’s unlocked food delivery truck on McGuinness Boulevard on June 4 and stole $3,500 in cash and personal items, according to a police report.

The victim said he parked the truck between Greenpoint Avenue and Calyer Street at 3:30 pm and, when he returned at 4:15 pm, he found all of the items in the center console had disappeared. The haul including $3,500 cash, credit cards, a money belt, and personal papers, the report states.

Gone in one second

An anti-social cyclist snatched a cellphone out of a woman’s hand on Woodpoint Road on June 6, police said.

The victim related that she was standing at the corner of Skillman Avenue at 10:10 pm when a robber rode up to her, grabbed the gadget out of her hand, and continued cruising down Skillman Avenue, per cops.

— Danielle Furfaro

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