Geezer’s scooter stolen practically from underneath him!

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Scooter swipe

Some jerk jacked an electric scooter from a senior citizen on the 69th Street Pier on May 10.

The 67-year-old victim told cops that he rode his scooter to the esplanade near Shore Road at around noon. He dismounted his ride to gaze at the water for a few minutes, but his scooter was gone by the time he turned around.

Bottle brawl

Some hothead smacked a guy in the face with a bottle during a scuffle at the intersection of Fifth and Ovington avenues on May 13.

The victim told cops that he got mixed up in the brawl around 11:45 pm and was hit by an unknown dude during the chaos.

Major pain

Someone swiped a wallet, phone and painkillers from a car on 82nd Street on May 11.

The victim told cops that she left her ride between Ridge Boulevard and Third Avenue at 12:30 am. She returned an hour later to find her cash, cards, Blackberry and pills missing.

Break-in bad

Someone stole cash and baubles from a 78th Street house on May 14.

The victim told cops that he left his crib, which is between 12th and 13th avenues, at 1:30 pm and returned 12 hours later to find his goods gone.

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Super Senior from Brooklyn says:
Why must you call a senior citizen a "Geezer," a disrespectful term? Its sad that seniors, perhaps more than any other group are treated unfairly and get away with it. We have lived longer, done more, paid our dues, fought in wars, celebrated our country, worked, and paid taxes and yet the minute we hit 65 years old, we are looked at like its time to move aside. Adding insult to injury are the insulting terms we are called, like "Geezers."
May 18, 2011, 8:19 am
Paul A. from Ft. Hamilton/Bay Ridge says:
Great reporting!? Who the hell is the writer of this drivel ?? Geezer..jacked a scooter..unknown dude..left his crib etc?? Guess you failed basic english. Don't apply for a job at the Times.
May 18, 2011, 12:56 pm
tupelo35 from windsor terrace says:
he's just a smart Alex, who was in a Rush to write a lame article.
May 19, 2011, 10:12 pm
NYChick from Bay Ridge says:
The Brooklyn Paper thinks they're witty. When in reality they just add to the fact that Brooklyn has some of the crappiest newspapers...
May 20, 2011, 3:16 pm

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