Some jerk rode off with a Chinese-food delivery guy’s scooter, after the victim left it running outside a Park Place apartment building on Feb. 19.
The delivery guy told police he left his moped purring outside the property between Flatbush and Sixth avenues at 7:30 pm, and returned on the heels of a timely drop off to find the rest of his orders were going to be late.
Cops arrested a man who allegedly crushed another man with his car on Fifth Street on Feb. 23.
The victim told police he engaged in a shouting match with the suspect near Seventh Avenue at 9:53 am, before things took a violent turn as the suspect ran him down with his Dodge.
Paramedics were called to the scene, and the victim was rushed to Methodist Hospital with substantial injuries, cops said.
A thief made off with a woman’s bike after she left it locked up on Flatbush Avenue as she explored the Brooklyn Botanical Garden on Feb. 19.
The victim parked her two-wheeler in a rack outside the gardens at 2:15 pm, and later returned to find some scoundrel had snipped her lock and made off with her wheels.
Three teen delinquents ran off with a woman’s phone after she let one of the weasels borrow it to “call his mother” on East Drive on Feb. 20.
The victim told cops she was near West Drive at 6 pm when the punk and his pals walked up and sweetly asked to borrow her cell.
But when she handed the rascals her iPhone 5 they went running for the hills, cops said.
— Colin Mixson
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