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Blade-wielding lout threatens and robs store worker

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Razed

A villain threatened a Clark Street shopkeeper with a knife and stole nine packs of razors and six packs of headphones from his store on Aug. 21.

The lout entered the store near Henry Street at 2:40 pm and began to take the items out of its display, but when a worker confronted the crook, he pulled out a knife and said, “Leave me alone before you get cut up,” before taking his haul and fleeing, authorities said.

Benched

A sneak snatched a woman’s phone from her hand as she was sitting on a Gold Street bench on Aug. 15.

The victim told authorities she was having a rest near Myrtle Avenue around midnight when the baddie snuck up on her, took her Samsung cell, and ran off.

Bad dream

A weasel emptied a sleeping man’s pockets in the Atlantic Avenue subway station on Aug. 19.

The victim told cops he was waiting for the Coney Island-bound D train in the station near Pacific Street at around 2 am when he fell asleep on a bench. He woke up a half-hour later to discover that his phone, wallet, and expired Mexican passport were missing from his front pants pockets, according to a report.

Deleted

Some filcher grabbed a woman’s phone as she was in the middle of typing an e-mail aboard a Flatbush-bound 2 train at Hoyt Street Station on Aug. 19.

The lady was tapping out her electronic message while the locomotive was in the station near Fulton Street at 7:10 pm when the nogoodnik took her phone and fled, authorities said.

Oh baby

Some boob stole a woman’s phone from her stroller as she was busy feeding her baby in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 playground on Furman Street on Aug. 21.

The victim told police she left her phone unattended in the cup holder of her stroller while she was feeding her youngster, and when she looked up, it was gone. Her phone case also included her driver’s license and credit cards, according to a report.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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