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Cops: Knife-wielding perp stabs bar goer

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Sorority blow

Cops say a knife-wielding perp stabbed a bar goer at a sorority party on Third Avenue on Oct. 13.

A 20-year-old witness told police someone swiped her purse at Daft Barn near 12th Street at 1 am — and a fight then broke out, prompting the jerk to slash a fellow bar goer.

An 18-year-old victim also told police her leather purse was stollen on the same night at the same bar.

Stress case

Cops arrested a man who they say beat up a security guard at a pharmacy on Ninth Street on Oct. 9.

A guard told cops a suspicious man tried to steal ulcer medication at the CVS pharmacy near Sixth Avenue at 1:30 pm — so he confronted the perp, who then whacked him in the face and choked him.

Police arrested a 30-year-old suspect the same day.

Driver’s downer

A jerk jacked a car from a valet on 14th Street on Oct. 8.

The 26-year-old driver told cops he left his 2012 Toyota Corolla unlocked — with a key inside — near Prospect Park West at 5:15 pm, came back a couple hours later, and discovered his ride gone.

Bad trip

A thief stole an expensive bike from an apartment on Sterling Place sometime between Oct. 9 and Oct. 11.

The 41-year-old victim told cops he left his home near Flatbush Avenue, went to Florida, then came back two days later. That’s when he discovered his $6,500 Mountain Cycles bike missing from his living room and a window unlocked.

Civic swiped

A thief stole a car parked on Carroll Street sometime between Oct. 4 and Oct. 8.

The 36-year-old victim told cops she parked her red 2009 Honda Civic near Sixth Avenue at noon, then came back four days later and discovered it gone.

iBandit

A jerk snatched a cellphone from a woman on Eighth Avenue on Oct. 10.

The 35-year-old victim told cops a crook grabbed an iPhone from her hand while she was texting at 10 pm near Lincoln Place.

Cart caper

A crook swiped a wallet from a shopper on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 14.

The 26-year-old victim told cops she set her yellow leather wallet in a shopping cart at Target near Atlantic Avenue at noon, looked away for about an hour — then discovered it gone.

Free ride

A thief stole a car parked on Carlton Avenue sometime between Oct. 4 and Oct. 8.

The victim told cops she parked and locked her blue 2008 Honda Fit near Prospect Place at 7:30 am, came back four days later, and discovered it gone with no sign of broken glass.

Jewelry jacked

A perp snatched some jewelry from an apartment on 11th Street on Oct. 12.

The victim told cops he left his home near Fifth Avenue at 9:15 am, then came back and discovered his basement window — which he had jury-rigged shut with weights — ajar and a fancy watch, earrings, and locket gone.

— Natalie O’Neill

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at ttracy@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2525.
Updated 5:36 pm, July 9, 2018
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