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Attacked with shovel

Three thugs hit a man with a shovel in Flatlands on Sept. 18.

The 35-year-old victim was arguing with the trio at 7:40 am on E. 48th Street between Avenues N and O when the suspects jumped him, then struck him with the tool.

Pharmacy raid

Thieves broke into the Expedite Care pharmacy on Nostrand Avenue on Sept. 14, taking $4,000.

Workers at the pharmacy, which is between Avenues H and I, said that someone ripped out an iron gate protecting a back window to get inside.

Garage goons sought

Three thieves tried to break into a Bergen Beach garage on Sept. 15, but ran off after being discovered.

A Bergen Avenue resident, who lives between Ralph Avenue and Avenue K, said he saw the thieves trying to pry open the garage door at 4:50 pm, but they ran off when they realized they were being watched.

Royce attack

A thug attacked his brother during a Sept. 19 spat on Royce Place, leaving his sibling with a broken arm.

Police said the brothers were arguing at 9:10 pm when the suspect attacked his sibling with a heavy metal object.

Laptop swipe

A thief made off with a 40-year-old man’s laptop computer as he typed away in an Avenue N park.

The victim told police he was inside the park, which is near Utica Avenue, at 1:20 pm when the thief rolled by on a bicycle and snagged the pricey item.

Front door thug

A thief barged into an E. 41st Street home on Sept. 13, taking an assortment of cash, clothes and electronics.

The 54-year-old homeowner, whose home is between Avenue N and Flatbush Avenue, said the thief forced his way through the front door at about 7 am, and took off with the loot.

Home swindle

He should have known — this was too good to be true.

A man told police that he was conned into paying $8,000 for an Avenue I home.

The 57-year-old victim said the con man approached him back in November, 2009, about the home, which is between Nostrand Avenue and E. 31st Street.

The victim probably thought that he was getting the house for a steal, but soon realized that this would-be realtor was the true thief, since it turned out he he never had a deed to the house.

Really broken up

A thug stabbed a 26-year-old man in the back on Sept. 19 during a brawl on Utica Avenue.

The victim was hanging out with his pal between Avenues I and J at 5 am when he got into an argument with an unidentified male.

When things got violent, the victim tried to break up the fight, but was stabbed for his trouble.

Purse grab

A thug robbed a woman of her purse on Sept. 15 during a furious exchange on E. 71st Street.

The 23-year-old victim told police that she was walking between Avenues T and U when the unidentified thug attacked her.

The thug swiped the woman’s purse from her grasp and then drove away in a red minivan.

Clothing crooks

An assortment of clothes and $700 was removed from Tabeez Clothing on Sept. 16 after thieves raided the Nostrand Avenue store.

Workers said they closed their clothier shop, which is between Avenues L and M, sometime around 6 pm. When they returned for work the next morning, they realized that someone had broken the lock to the front door and ransacked the place.

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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