Skillman Avenue rape

94th Precinct


Skillman rape

A rapist sexually assaulted his victim in her Skillman Avenue apartment on Jan. 30 after she left a club in the city.

The perp followed his victim home near Woodpoint Road after she had consumed three beers in a club, and forced himself on her that night. She called the police at 5 am and was treated at Woodhull Hospital for her trauma.


A violent thug terrorized parishioners at the Greenpoint Reformed Church on Jan. 28, threatening to hurt them if they did not give him their cash.

The perp entered the Milton Street church at 7 pm and said he wanted to “pray for a while,” but grabbed a woman in a headlock and pressed a pen against her neck.

One parishioner ran out, and the perp yelled, “Get her back in here or I will hurt her!” He then demanded money from the congregants, who gathered a collection of $57 and gave it to him in exchange for releasing his victim.
The thug took the money, screamed, “Don’t follow” and fled toward Greenpoint Avenue.

Metro snatch

A perp tried to steal a man’s cellphone inside the Lorimer Street station on Feb. 3, but punched him in the face instead.

The perp approached his victim inside the L-train station at 11:15 pm and tried to steal the man’s phone. When he refused to surrender it, the thug punched him and ran out of the station toward Metropolitan Avenue.

iPod gang

An alleged gang member punched his victim in the neck and took his iPod and jacket on Feb. 13 on Manhattan Avenue.

The perp approached his victim near Greenpoint Avenue at 2:30 am, asking, “Are you Crip or Blood?” When the victim did not answer to the perps’ satisfaction, the thief punched him, took his backpack, and ran away.

Apple talk

A thief broke into a car parked overnight on Clifford Place on Feb. 4 and stole an Apple powerbook and iPad.

When the driver returned to his car near Calyer Street at 11:30 am, he found his property was stolen.


A thief stole a Nissan from near the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway and Meeker Avenue between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, when its owner returned to the spot near Leonard Street.

— Aaron Short