A man beat and robbed a 26-year-old woman on Bay 35th Street on Dec. 7.
The victim told cops she was between Bath and Benson avenues at around 7:30 pm when the suspect walked up, punched her in the face and began pulling her hair. He then grabbed the gold chain from around her neck and ran away.
Police arrested three teenagers accused of robbing a teenage boy on 26th Avenue on Dec. 4.
The victim, 14, was walking between Benson and Bath avenues at around 3:30 pm when the three thugs grabbed him from behind and one threatened, “Give me your stuff or we’re going to knock your teeth out!”
The boy handed over his phone and a gold chain to the suspects, who fled down 26th Avenue, but were later apprehended by police a few blocks away.
Someone attacked and robbed a man as he walked on 16th Avenue on Dec. 3.
The 18-year-old victim told cops he was at the corner of 80th Street at around 4:15 pm when a man jumped him from behind and began kicking and punching him.
When the victim fell to the ground, the suspect grabbed his phone and wallet and took off.
Two men robbed a New Utretch Avenue gas station at gunpoint on Dec. 2.
The thugs entered the gas station, which is between 72nd and 73rd Streets, at around 2 am. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and ordered the clerk to get on the floor while the other suspect walked behind the counter and grabbed more than $1,800 from the register.
Someone broke into a Quentin Road home on Dec. 5.
The 58-year-old owner of the home, which is between West Fifth and West Sixth streets, told cops that she the house at around 8 am. When she returned just after 2 pm, the lock was broken off of the front door and a computer and cellphone were missing from inside.
— Emily Lavin
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