Mean mugging on the F train

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Rail rippers

Two knife-wielding goons mugged a 26-year-old woman on a Coney Island-bound F train as it rumbled into the Carroll Street station on Sept. 10.

The train had just left Bergen Street at 4:46 am when the thieves grabbed their victim’s cellphone and wallet, which contained $530. They then flashed their blade, ordering her to stay put as they made their escape.

Robbed of wallet

A criminal quartet surrounded and robbed a 36-year-old man of his wallet during a harrowing confrontation on Degraw Street.

The victim was nearing Court Street at 11:40 pm when the thieves threatened to harm him if he didn’t give up his belongings.

Worm turned

A 57-year-old was arrested on Sept. 7 after he was caught wiggling under a fence surrounding a Union Street home.

Witnesses saw the thief trying to climb the fence between Court and Smith streets just after 6 pm. When he couldn’t get over, he tried to get under — only to be caught by cops a short time later.

— Thomas Tracy

Updated 5:26 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: