Villains slash and rob teen on E. 27th Street

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61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Cut and steal

Two miscreants cut a teenager and robbed him on E. 27th Street on Jan. 29.

The 17-year-old victim was walking near Avenue V at 5 pm when the two men walked up to him from behind, cut his face and hand with an unknown object, and then took his wallet and iPhone. The wallet had $100 in it.

Police said they did not find the men nor the phone after looking at footage of the area and using the Find My iPhone app.

The teen was brought to Coney Island Hospital for treatment of the cuts.

Sneaker theft

Three lowlifes beat up a boy and stole his sneakers in Kelly Park on Feb. 2.

The 14-year-old boy said he was in the park around 3:15 pm on Avenue S when three people punched and kicked him in the head, causing him pain and giving him a swollen right eye. They then took his orange and white Air Jordan sneakers, cash, and a MetroCard.

Police said there is no video at the location, and that the boy was taken to Maimonides Medical Center for treatment.

Gas station stickup

Two good-for-nothings robbed a gas station on Knapp Street at gunpoint on Feb. 4.

An employee told police that that two men entered the store near Avenue Y at 4:18 pm and one of them pulled out and silver and black revolver and asked where the money was. The gunman then took cash out of the register and handed it to the other thief. He asked the employee where the safe was, and when the employee said he did not know, the men fled on foot on Knapp Street towards Avenue Y.

Police said they did not find the men after searching the area and are looking into video footage of the incident.

Gucci bandit

A no-goodnik stole high-end clothing from a friend on E. 18th Street on Jan. 29.

The victim told police that his so-called friend entered his home near Avenue W around 12:35 pm without permission via the side basement window and took a Gucci hat, a Gucci scarf, a Gucci belt, a Louis Vuitton belt, and coins.

No crying in burglary

Two gunman broke into an Avenue W house on Jan. 31, but left when they made kids inside cry.

The victim said the two men around 18 years of age pushed through the front door of the home near E. 29th Street at 7:55 pm. One of the men had a black gun.

However, the victim said that when she her children noticed the intruders, the children started crying. The men then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Police said nobody was injured and nothing was taken from the house.

— Adam Lucente

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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