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Gun-wielding thugs rob man on Humboldt Street

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94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

You know what it is

Four gun-toting bullies threatened and robbed a 23-year-old man on Humboldt Street on Aug. 20.

The victim told police he was near Skillman Avenue at 12:20 pm when the brutes surrounded him, and one pointed a gun at him.

“You know what it is, give me your bag, the whole bag, and empty your pockets,” one of the goons snarled. The victim complied, handing over his iPad, Sprint cellphone, credit card, driver’s license, and wallet before the thugs ran away.

Beaten for iPhone

Two toughs choked and robbed a man on Driggs Avenue on Aug. 23 — taking off with his cellphone and cash.

The man told police he was near Lorimer Street at 4:30 am when the creeps ran up to him and demanded he “give me all your s---.”

They then grabbed the man by the throat, pushed him to the ground, and grabbed his iPhone and $20 in cash.

That’s their money

Two men attacked a woman on Kingland Avenue and stole her purse on Aug. 23.

The woman told police she was near Withers Street at 3 am when the men approached her and one said “You have our money, give it to us.” When she said she didn’t know what they were talking about, they grabbed her purse and dragged her down the street by it, injuring her legs and elbows before taking off with the purse.

Jewel thief

Someone burglarized a Driggs Avenue apartment on Aug. 20, taking several expensive items.

The victim told police he returned to his apartment between N. Sixth and N. Seventh streets at 5:30 pm and found that someone had broken in with what seemed like a crowbar. He discovered his diamond necklace, Mac laptop, hard drive, jewelry, and Swiss army knife were missing.

Stolen from car

A crook stole a camera and laptop from a car parked on Wythe Avenue sometime overnight on Aug. 21.

The owner told police he parked his vehicle near N. 12th Street that night, and returned at noon the next day to find his driver’s side window open and his Nikon camera, HP laptop, wallet, driver’s license, and credit cards gone.

Cash gone

Someone stole a bag containing more than $50,000 in cash from a car while the driver filled an ATM on Metropolitan Avenue on Aug. 23.

The victim told police he was filling the ATM near N. Sixth Street at 5 pm when he noticed a bag filled with $53,000 in $20 bills was missing from his car.

— Danielle Furfaro

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