Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
A gun-toting evildoer robbed a man’s apartment on Clinton Avenue on Nov. 12 — threatening the victim and getting away with electronics.
The 29-year-old victim told cops he was at his home at Dekalb Avenue at 5:55 pm when the crook burst in his door, pointed what the victim thought was a shotgun covered with a T-shirt, and said, “Don’t say anything or I’m going to blast you.”
The thief made away with two MacBooks, an iPad, and an iPhone.
A gun-wielding duo made off with $32,000 worth of equipment from a cellphone store on Myrtle Avenue on Nov. 13.
Workers at the store near Ryerson Street said that two criminals entered the store at 6:50 pm and forced them into a back room at gunpoint.
After zip-tying the employees, the crooks took off with their loot.
A bully of a thief robbed and assaulted a kid on Adelphi Street on Nov. 15.
The 11-year-old victim told cops that he was on his way home from school between Lafayette and Greene avenues at 6 pm when the crook grabbed him, displayed a black knife and said, “Run your pockets and give me what you got.”
After the kid handed over his $5 MetroCard, the crook pushed him down and punched him in the face.
A mean duo choked a man on St. James Place on Nov. 17 — and then fled with his wallet.
The 43-year-old man said he was at Clifton Place at 1:30 am when one man put him in a choke hold from behind and pulled him to the ground. Another then got on top of him.
He handed over his billfold and the jerks fled.
Police arrested a man who they say tried to steal a Rice Krispies treat from a store on Lafayette Avenue on Nov. 17 — a block away from the 88th Precinct house.
A 26-year-old victim told cops that the man came into the store at Classon Avenue at 8:10 pm and tried to take one of the delectable snacks. When the victim confronted him, the alleged crook hit him in the face with a milk crate, police said.
A crook robbed a house on DeKalb Avenue sometime overnight on Oct. 28.
The 41-year-old victim told cops that someone entered his house between S. Portland Avenue and S. Oxford Street between 11 pm on Oct. 28 and 12 pm on Oct. 29, taking two computers.
A thief broke into a car parked on Waverly Avenue sometime overnight on Nov. 9 — stealing a designer purse and iPod.
The victim told cops she left her car between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue at 11:05 pm, returning at 1:41 am to find her Michael Kors bag and iPod gone.
A crook stole a woman’s cellphone on the G train on Nov. 15.
The 31-year-old victim told cops she was on the train at the Fulton Street station at 11:05 am when the crook came up to her, snatched her phone, and fled the train.
Police arrested a man who they say took an iPad from a woman on Cumberland Street on Nov. 18.
The 56-year-old victim told cops she was at Lafayette Avenue at 4:40 pm when the suspect walked up and snatched her iPad from her hand. Cops said they found the suspect with the help of the Find My iPhone app.
— Eli Rosenberg
©2012 Community News Group
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