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Bad passengers

Cops cuffed two teens for attacking a taxi driver on Third Place on July 8.

The 19-year-old guy and 15-year-old girl had the driver take them all the way from Coney Island to Henry Street at about 5 am when they started hitting him, causing cuts and swelling on his nose, according to authorities.

They also stole money from the 48-year-old driver’s pockets after striking him in the head, police said.

Take a seat!

A villain threw a chair at a guy and cut him with a knife on Columbia Street on July 7, police said.

The 44-year-old victim told police the two got into an argument between Mill and Verona streets at 2:45 pm when the snake chucked the chair at him and then cut him with a knife. Emergency responders took the victim to Methodist Hospital, according to authorities.

Tool thief

A baddie swiped a bunch of tools from a man’s Hoyt Street home sometime overnight on July 6, police said.

The jerk broke in to the home near Baltic Street sometime between 4 pm on July 6 and 7 am the next day and ran off with hammers and drills, according to authorities.

Caught

Cops cuffed two suspects who they say threatened a guy with a gun, punched a woman in the face, and stole their cash in the middle of the night on July 6 on W. Ninth Street.

The 65-year-old victim told police he was near Hicks Street at 3 am when the two punks approached him, showed a gun, and demanded his cash. The guy handed over five dollars, according to authorities. One of the snakes also struck a woman in the face and swiped $100 from her and her cellphone, officials said. Police arrested the two suspects later that day near Centre Mall, according to authorities.

Two against one

Two weasels punched a guy in the face on Pacific Street on July 5, police said.

The 39-year-old victim told police the two malefactors punched him above his right eye, causing a cut, between Hicks and Henry streets at about 5 pm, according to authorities. Emergency responders treated the victim in an ambulance, police said.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:57 pm, July 9, 2018
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