Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate
A 16-year-old boy was arrested for robbing two men at gunpoint on Bridgewater Court on Oct. 20 — taking an iPhone, headphones, and cash.
The victims told police they were sitting at an outdoor table near Brighton Second Street at 10:30 pm when the suspect and two other men approached, telling them to put their heads down on the table, or they’d be shot. The suspect and his accomplices then looted the vicitm’s pockets, cops said.
Polic arrested a 17-year-old boy who they say stole a woman’s cellphone on a Q train stopped at the Ocean Parkway Subway Station on Oct. 18.
The victim told police that she was sitting on the train as it pulled into the station near Brighton Beach Avenue at 9:40 am, when the suspect grabbed the phone from her and shoved her to the ground, before fleeing into the station.
When the suspect was apprehended, the arresting officers recovered the vicitm’s cellphone from his pockets, cops said.
A 38-year-old man was arrested for robbing a man at knifepoint on Brighton Beach Avenue back on Aug. 15 — taking his iPhone, cash, and diabetes tester.
The victim told police that he was between Brighton Seventh Street and Coney Island Avenue at 6:30 pm when the suspect threatened him with the blade and took his valuables.
Police arrested two men, ages 37 and 55, and a 40-year-old woman who they say threatened a man’s life and damaged the door to his W. Seventh Street home on Oct. 16.
The victim told police that he was inside his home between 86th Street and Avenue V at 12:55 am when the suspects began banging on his door and shouting threates.
“Open the door motherf------, we’re going to kill you,” one of the suspects allegedly bellowed. After the suspects gave up, the vicitm inspected his door to find that it was spilt doon the middle and had been partially removed from its hinges, cops said.
— Colin MixsonReach reporter Colin MIxson at cmixson@cn
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