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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Big shot

Cops cuffed a man who they say assaulted and robbed a guy on the Riegelmann Boardwalk on June 21.

The victim told police he was going for a walk in the park near Brighton Second Street when the suspect approached him and shouted “Yo, I’m the big shot around here!” The man then punched the victim in the face and body, causing lacerations and lip swelling, and knocking him unconscious, cops said.

The suspect hung around, but fled when emergency medical service arrived. Police found the victim’s cellphone was found in the suspect’s pocket and arrested him, authorities said.

Foul-mouthed louts

Three jerks assaulted and robbed a man in a W. 25th Street park on June 19, cops said.

Police say the victim was walking home through a park near Neptune Avenue at ??? when the baddies jumped him. One of them shouted “Stupid m---------, give me your s---! Give me! Give me!” according to the report.

One of the nogoodnicks punched the victim, causing him to drop his phone, which the louts grabbed, cops said. They also swiped the victim’s wallet from his pocket while he was down, according to the police report.

Fake cop

A sneak attempted to rob a woman at a Boardwalk theater on June 19, police said.

The bandit grabbed the victim’s purse at the venue near W. 21st Street and attempted to make off with it. When the victim confronted the sneak, he said “I’m an undercover cop, you’re not allowed to have these items,” but did not show a badge or shield, according to the police report.

But the victim didn’t buy his lie and the cowardly lout dropped the bag and fled, cops said.

Bottle thrower

Two good-for-nothings assaulted a man on Brighton 12th Street on June 18, police said.

The perp allegedly asked the victim for money while the victim was walking home near Brighton Beach Avenue at 10 pm When he refused, one of the louts threw a bottle at his head. The villains then punched and kicked the victim in the head, cutting his nose and face, cops said.

The victim was taken to Coney Island Hospital, according to the report.

— Ben Verde

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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