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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Tug o’ sore

A thug dragged a woman by her purse before yanking the bag away on 81st Street on March 26, police report.

The victim said she was standing on the sidewalk near 18th Avenue at 8:15 pm when the snatcher grabbed her pocketbook and tried to run off.

But the bag was still slung over the woman’s shoulder, and the goon pulled her a short distance before she fell and bashed her head against the pavement. The fiend then got the purse away and fled into nearby Milestone Park.

Bad call

Two goons brutalized a man near the New Utrecht Avenue train stop for his cellphone on March 28, according to cops.

The victim said he had just exited the station at 62nd Street at 8:20 pm and was listening to music on his phone when the terrible twosome came up and punched him in the face

“Give me your phone,” one of the villains demanded.

The dastardly duo took the gadget and fled.

Cut above

A boxcutter-wielding fiend sliced up a man during a botched mugging on 75th Street on March 29, police say.

The victim said the bloodthirsty brute came up to him between 16th and 17th avenues at 5:40 pm and demanded his valuables.

“Run what you have in your pockets,” the villain said.

When the victim refused, the slasher drew his razor and opened deep wounds on the man’s arm and back.

Stick ’em up

A knife-toting goon gouged a man inside a McDonald Avenue lounge on March 30, cops claim.

The victim reported to police that he was hanging out at the watering hole between Avenue P and Quentin Road at 3:30 am when a brawl broke out between strangers.

An unknown man knocked the victim to the ground amid the fracas and stabbed him repeatedly with an unidentified weapon.

No exchange

Three thugs mugged a Japanese student at the Avenue U N train station on March 30, authorities allege.

The victim said she was on the mezzanine at the stop near W. Seventh Street at 11 pm when the trio came up and punched her repeatedly in the face, then tore her purse — with $300 inside — away.

— Will Bredderman

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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