Criminals still targeting Target

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Target take

Once again employees and customers were victim to unlawful behavior at the Target in the Atlantic Terminal Mall. Here’s a roundup:

• A lucky shopper found a woman’s wallet on the floor of the department store, which is near Flatbush Avenue, and went on a spending spree on March 15. The victim reported that she dropped her wallet at around 6 pm in an aisle, but later discovered that someone had rung up $150 in charges on her missing card.

• A employee stole — and then used! — a co-worker’s debit card on Feb. 25. The victim told cops that she reported the card missing at around 9 pm, and store managers quickly discovered $400 worth of charges made. They confronted the greedy worker, who confessed, giving Officer Eon Adamson an easy collar.

Gun shot

A perp shot and killed a man in the Ingersoll Houses — and got away with it! — on March 15.

An ambulance arrived at the scene near the corner of Monument Walk and Tillary Street and rushed the victim to Brooklyn Hospital. But he was pronounced dead at around 3:30 pm.

Subway savage

The Classon avenue G stop was a spot for trouble this week as two women reported on separate occasions that a terrorizing trio tried to steal their valuables and beat them up.

• A trio of G-train gangsters approached a woman from behind and stole her purse and shopping bag before punching her in the head on March 15. The victim told cops that the menacing group surprised her with the attack as she exited the station and got away with her iPod and cellphone at around 2:30 pm.

• Two days later, three men grabbed a woman entering the subway and put her in a choke hold before flinging her down the stairs. The victim told cops that once she hit the floor, at around 12:30 pm, the men surrounded her and tried to grab her purse, but fled before they got her goods.

Butt bullet

Shooters in a black SUV rounded the corner of Clinton and Greene avenues and let loose shots hitting one man in the ankle and another in the rump on March 18.

The victim told cops that he was standing on the corner at 8:40 pm when he heard the buttock-bound bullet. The SUV turned onto Greene Avenue and disappeared.

Cops believe that the shooting was drug-related.

Subway snatch

A perp grabbed a man’s bag while he was standing on the corner of Lafayette and Classon avenues, near the G train staircase on March 19.

The victim told cops that the perp ran by and grabbed his bag at around midnight. Unfortunately for the thief, the bag didn’t hold any valuables.


A thief grabbed a woman’s wallet out of her shoe while she tried on another pair at the Burlington Coat Factory in the Atlantic Center Mall on March 21.

The victim told cops that the sneaky snatch must have been made while she was admiring her potential purchase at 2:45 pm. Unfortunately, the shoe had contained $200 and her cellphone.

— Claire Glass

Updated 6:26 pm, March 24, 2010
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Reasonable discourse

claude williams from borwnville says:
what up
March 23, 2010, 5:05 am

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