Cops: Father and son beat teens with bat

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Bensonhurst—Bath Beach–Gravesend

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A father-and-son team allegedly laid into two teens with a baseball bat and a bike lock on Bay Parkway near Benson Avenue in Bath Beach on July 14. The 19- and 44-year-old tag team allegedly beat on 15- and 18-year-old victims hard enough to leave cuts and bruises during the 4:10 pm foray, police said. The victims, listed in the report as the aggressors’ “friends,” were taken to Lutheran Medical Center, reports state.

Laying brick

Police arrested two men after one allegedly smacked another in the face with a brick when a dispute on W. Sixth Street took a nasty turn on July 12. The pair got into it on the street between Avenues U and T in Gravesend at 10:07 pm that Saturday night, and when one man threw a brick, the second bit back, gnawing on the block-flinger’s finger, police said.

Truly shocking

A creep on the prowl for copper stole $30,000 worth of wire from a generator that served a nursing home on Cropsey Avenue on July 13. The thief showed up at the home between Bayview Place and 24th Avenue at 5:30 pm, stole the wires, and bolted, reports state.

Dinner on your dime

An apparently famished fraudster stole a Quentin Road woman’s identity and racked up $1,325.11 in charges on the online food-ordering service Grub Hub between March 4 and July 7. The woman, who lives near W. Fifth Street, told police she had not lost the debit card the perp used to pay for the meals, reports state.

Front door shenanigans

Burglars broke through the front doors of three Bath Beach residences on July 10.

• The first incident went down at 8:15 am on Cropsey Avenue near Bay 26th Street, when an unknown perp busted down the front door and stole jewelry and a purse, police said.

• Later that day, at 2:30 pm, a burglar broke the lock on the front door of a home on Bay 26th Street near Bath Avenue, removing $1,000 in cash, reports state.

• At 6:30 pm, the perp had a brush with a victim when two people coming home to their apartment at 21st Avenue between Benson and Bath avenues saw someone leaving the building with a duffel bag and a glove on one hand, according to law enforcement officials. The victim told police she noticed that her tablet computer was missing from her apartment just after the person with the duffel bag left the building, reports state.— Max Jaeger

Reach reporter Max Jaeger at or by calling (718) 260-8303. Follow him on Twitter @MJaeger88.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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