Brute attacks and robs woman in Brighton building

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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate


A lowlife attacked and robbed a woman in a Brighton Sixth Street building on May 4.

The victim said she entered the lobby of the building near Brighton Beach Avenue at 11:05 pm when a woman pulled her to the ground from behind and kicked her in the face. The thief then took the victim’s Burberry wallet and Samsung cellphone before running off, cops said.

Police said they did not find the suspect and that there is no video of the incident.

Wrong car

A bunch of nogoodniks beat up and robbed a man on Coney Island Avenue on May 6.

The victim said he was looking for his wife near Brighton Beach Avenue at 3 am when he approached a car and knocked on the window. One man in the car got out, punched the victim in the face, and took a necklace off of him, before getting back in the car and speeding off, police reported.

Officers said there are cameras nearby.

Lock your car

A punk stole cash from an unlocked car on Cropsey Avenue on May 4.

The victim said she left her car unlocked near 28th Avenue at 12:35 pm to get a bagel. When she returned, she realized someone had taken cash, electronics, her driver’s license, and more from the car, according to authorities.

Cops said there are cameras in the vicinity.

Fast swipe

A jerk took a woman’s wallet at a fast food restaurant on the Riegelmann Boardwalk on May 5.

The victim said she was waiting in line at the eatery near W. 12th Street at 7:55 pm when she noticed her credit cards that she had in her baby carriage were missing. She said a man holding a teddy bear had bumped into her prior to her noticing the cards were gone.

Authorities said there are cameras the location.

— Adam Lucente

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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