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70th Precinct

Flatbush—Midwood

Sharp suspect

A 24-year-old man was arrested for pillaging a man’s Caton Avenue apartment on Oct. 22, taking his laptop.

The victim told police that he was returning to his home between E. 21st Street and Flatbush Avenue at 3:30 pm when he saw the suspect leaving his apartment with the computer. When he attempted to stop the suspect, the man drew a knife, threatening the victim before leaving with his property, police reported.

Bite back

Police arrested a 48-year-old woman who they say beat and bit a man on Westminster Road on Oct. 21.

The victim told police that he was between Church and Caton avenues at 2:45 am when the suspect punched him, hit his hands with a glass vase, and then bit his shoulders. The victim was rtaken to a hospital following the attack, where he received five stitches in his hands, cops said.

Building bandits

A 33-year-old man was arrested for pilfering $1,000 worth of building materials from a Caton Avenue apartment building on Sept. 25.

Surveillance footage shows the suspect and an accomplice entering the building between Parade and St. Pauls places at 2:30 am, where they grabbed 10 wooden doors, 10 buckets of compound, and 10 buckets of plaster from the lobby and fled.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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