Scooter gang attacks tween

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights

Scooter gang

A gang of teen thugs on scooters jacked a girl for her phone on 68th Street on Oct. 2.

The terrified tween told cops that she was near Bay Cliff Terrace at around 4 pm when the gaggle swarmed her and followed her onto Louise Terrace, where the brutes grabbed her phone and took off.


A thief swiped a man’s wallet from his apartment on 62nd Street while he was moving his car on Oct. 6.

The victim told cops that he left his front door open while moving his car parked between Eighth and Ninth avenues at 11:30 am.

When he returned a half hour later, his wallet was missing from his pants.

Sneak thief

A sly perp swiped a woman’s wallet on 80th Street on Oct. 2.

The victim told cops that her wallet was in her purse at 10 am, but when she reached for it at 3 pm, it wasn’t.

She lost $200.

Bank job!

A man came back from vacation to find his savings account had been emptied on Sept. 28.

The victim told cops that a perp swiped $13,000 from his savings account at his bank between 88th and 89th streets around 9 am.

— Dan MacLeod

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