Dastardly quartet robs man at gunpoint in his home

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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Bad night

Four ruffians robbed a man at gunpoint in his home on 96th Street on April 2 — and got away in his luxury car.

The victim told police that he was hanging out with two women in his apartment between Third and Fourth avenues at 2 am when one left for a smoke. When the woman came back she brought two more goons with her who began punching the victim in the face and chest, police said.

Then the baddies pulled out black handguns and held one to the victim’s head, stating “Don’t f------ look at me,” according to a police report.

The other brute demanded cash and his car keys, but when the man refused, they forced him to lay down on the floor while they ransacked his apartment, making off with his Lexus car key, $1,450, the man’s passport, and a fan, according to a police report.

The men fled in the victim’s white Lexus, police said.

Construction caper

A baddie busted into a subway construction site at 62nd Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway on April 3 and swiped welding gear.

A construction worker told police that the man hauled the heavy equipment away at roughly 2:30 pm.

Police are unsure how the man gained entry to the construction site, but a worker noted that a vehicle gate was left open that night, officials said.

Out of time

Two goons robbed a man at knifepoint on 67th Street on April 3, after asking him for the time.

The man told police that he was walking home between 13th and 14th avenues at 8:30 pm when the duo asked him for the time. As the man pulled out his phone, the men went to grab it but he pulled away, police said.

One of the ruffians whipped out a knife and demanded the phone, but the man refused to give it up and the goons instead swiped his keys before fleeing toward 14th Avenue, authorities said.


Police arrested a pair of burglars trying to break into a 14th Avenue bodega on April 4.

Officers responded to a radio call of two men trying to bust the deli’s gate and window between 67th and 68th streets at 3:30 am, officials said.

One man tried to break into the storefront while the other worked as a lookout, but the police caught the man inside the store and arrested the pair, authorities said.

— Caroline Spivack

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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