Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Some sneak snatched a woman’s bag containing her Colombian passport while she was riding a Bay Ridge-bound R train on Sept. 20.
Police are searching for a bruiser who attacked a man while he was walking on Warren Street on Sept. 28.
The man told authorities he was strolling near Bond Street at 5 pm on the way to pick his kids when when he felt someone following him. The brute then repeatedly punched him in the face and fled, cops said.
A pair of bandits mugged a guy in the elevator of a Nassau Street apartment building by threatening to slash his throat on Sept. 30.
The victim was riding the elevator to return to his wife’s apartment by Gold Street at 2:45 am, police said. The doors opened on the 12th floor and one of the baddies held a knife to his throat and snarled, “Don’t scream or call for help or I’ll slit your throat,” authorities said. The victim handed over his wallet containing $300 and the criminals fled, he told police.
A burglar broke into a Pierrepont Street home and stole $5,650 of belongings while its resident was gone on Sept. 28.
The victim told police he locked the front door of his abode near Henry Street at 10:30 am and returned at 5:30 pm to discover three of his Apple laptops, engagement ring, and piggy bank had been taken.
A creep forced a woman to take $260 out of a cash machine by threatening to use a weapon on her on Flatbush Avenue on Sept. 27.
The victim was by Nevins Street at 1:30 pm when the filcher told her if she didn’t take the money out he would “use this,” and grabbed an unknown object in his pocket, authorities said. She withdrew the cash, handed it over, and he fled, cops said.
— Lauren Gill
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