Window rain! Overnight car-smash spree on Park Avenue

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A crew of hooligans smashed the windows of 20 cars early on Tuesday morning in Fort Greene, police said.

Cops fielded a call from a bystander at 4:41 am reporting a roving band of four or five 20-somethings running away from the scene beneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, according to the NYPD. The vehicles were parked near Clermont Avenue in the lot that runs along Park Avenue, law enforcement officials said.

The bandits, who police say were wearing hooded sweatshirts, looted items from some of the vehicles, but it is not clear if all were burglarized, cops stated.

Updated 4:59 pm, July 29, 2014
Reach reporter Matthew Perlman at (718) 260-8310. E-mail him at Follow him on Twitter @matthewjperlman.
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Reasonable discourse

Common Cents from Crown Heights says:
This happens in Brooklyn all the time. Flatbush ave just south of Grand Army has break ins in broad daylight. Just this Sunday while I was walking my dog I chased a teen that was breaking into cars after I heard the owner screaming for help. The cops know who this garbage is but they and the DA have a "catch and release" policy with criminals in a NYC.
July 29, 2014, 6:32 pm
jay from nyc says:
wonder what the police response time was for this.
July 29, 2014, 7:23 pm
ty from pps says:
Damn bike lanes!
July 30, 2014, 12:17 am
Mike from Williamsburg says:
July 30, 2014, 12:16 pm
ty from pps says:
July 31, 2014, 2:20 pm
Jerome from ssss says:
Some rich folk needs their car to be broke into.
July 31, 2014, 3:27 pm
Tal Barzilai from Pleasantville, NY says:
I wonder if those that did this are members of Transportation Alternatives, who are known for being anti-car fanatics.
Aug. 1, 2014, 7:08 pm

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