A lying truck driver attacked a woman and took her purse on Driggs Avenue on April 23.
The woman told police that she was near Manhattan Avenue at about 8:45 pm when the man pulled up in his truck, screaming that he needed help. When the kind victim moved closer, he punched her in the face, got out of his truck and kicked her repeatedly. He also stole her purse, which contained $500, and drove off.
Some jerks broke into Vinnie’s Pizzeria on Nassau Street and stole the cash register on April 18.
An employee who was driving by the shop — which is between Monitor Street and Kingsland Avenue — at 12:50 am noticed that the shop’s gate was slightly raised. Inside, he saw that the cash register, which once held $2,250, was missing.
• Someone stole some hot rims and tires off a car that was parked on Skillman Avenue near Lorimer Street. The owner arrived at 9 am to find his car on blocks.
• Someone stole a Honda Civic from its spot at N. Seventh Street and Meeker Avenue at about 10 pm. • And at about the same time, a 2009 Honda Accord was being taken from its spot on Newel Street near Driggs Avenue. • At 5:45 am, a jerk stole a Mazda from its spot at Skillman Avenue and Leonard Street.
A man was promptly arrested after he punched a woman in the head and took her purse on Graham Avenue on April 20.
The woman was near Jackson Street at about 12:50 pm when the thug attacked, punching her repeatedly in the back of the head. When he took her purse, she screamed and, luckily, an officer was within earshot and chased down the mugger.
An apparently gracious jerk stole a man’s phone and thanked him on India Street on April 22.
The victim was leaving his apartment, which is between Manhattan Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard, when the thief approached from behind at 4:30 pm and demanded his phone. Before he could react, the thug swiped the cell and said, “Thank you,” before taking off.
A burglar stole $10 from a Laundromat on Nassau Avenue on April 23.
Employees arrived at 6 am to find the register busted and $10 in quarters missing from the cleaners, which is near Kingsland Avenue. — Andy Campbell
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