Young teen punches man for cellphone

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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Little bully

A 14-year-old punk beat and robbed a 19-year-old man on a Cropsey Avenue basketball court on Oct. 12.

The victim told police that he was shooting hoops at the park near 21st Avenue at 5 pm when the young punk punched him in the face and then fled with his cellphone.

Hats off

Three cretins beat a man and then stole his hat on New Utrecth Avenue on Oct. 12.

The victim told police that he was between 62nd and 63rd streets at 7:25 pm when one of the crooks punched him straight into a metal gate, where the crook and another goon held him down, while a third accomplice went through his pockets.

Fortunately, the victim was light on cash, but the lawbreakers still made off with his hat, cops said.

Sheer intimidation

A pack of reprobates robbed a 19-year-old man on 17th Avenue on Oct. 8, taking his cash and phone.

The victim told police that he was near Bay Ridge Avenue at 6 pm when six hard-looking goons approached him and started bellowing demands. The victim put his hands above his head, allowing the crooks to go through his pockets, and the louts made off with $20 and a cellphone, according to police.


Three teenage punks beat and robbed a 15-year-old boy at the 20th Avenue train station along the N line on Oct. 7

The victim told police that he was waiting for the train at the station near 63rd Street at 4:10 pm when he felt a menacing presence behind him and turned around to see the three malefactors.

“What kind of phone you got?” one of the punks barked.

Before the victim could answer, one of the thieves slugged him the face, and the marauders went through his pockets as the victim laid on the ground. After finding his phone, the crooks tortured the poor boy, beating him over and over as they interrogated him for his phone’s password, cops said.

Holiday miracle

A delinquent trio beat and attempted to rob a man on 61st Street on Oct. 6, but walked away empty-handed after discovering the victim, a religious Jew, was penniless on account of a religious holiday.

The victim told police he was near New Utrecth Avenue at 12:30 am when the sinners pushed him against a parked truck and went through his pockets.

Fortunately, the victim was carrying no personal property on account of Simchat Torah holy day and the crooks fled none-the-richer, cops said.

Pack attack

A pack of thieves stripped a 49-year-old man of his valuables on 16th Avenue on Oct. 6.

The victim told police that he was near 83rd Street at 12:30 am when the scalawags held him up and grabbed his credit cards.

Break and enter

A burglar ransacked a woman’s 65th Street home on Oct. 9, taking cash and jewelry.

The victim told police that she left her home between 19th and 20th avenues at 10:30 am, and returned at 4:30 pm to find her front door had been busted open.

Inside, she discovered the room where her parents slept was in shambles and that $7,000 and jewelry had been taken, cops said.

Passports pilfered

A thief looted a woman’s 61st Street home on Oct. 7.

The victim told police that the thief burst into her home between 18th and 19th avenues at 1 pm, after gaining entry through a rear window. The crook went on to nab $8,000, jewelry, and no-less-than four passports, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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