Two brutes attack a man with the handle of a machete

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Machete madness

Authorities are on the lookout for a bruiser who hacked a guy in the head with part of a machete on Gold Street on Oct. 12.

The victim was leaving a building near Concord Street at 8:20 pm when the brute and another guy chased him and struck him with the handle of the weapon and fled, police said.

Purse thief

A weasel snatched a woman’s purse off her shoulder as she was walking on Schermerhorn Street on Oct. 12.

The lady was strolling near Hoyt Street at 6:15 pm when the snake pulled her bag off her and fled, according to a report.

Subway snatch

Some punk attacked a man and stole a gold chain from his neck aboard a Coney Island-bound B train on Oct. 10.

The straphanger was sitting on the train as it approached DeKalb Avenue station at 1:30 pm when the jerk grabbed the $300 necklace and subsequently punched him in the left side of the face before fleeing, according to a report.

Attack and bust

Cops cuffed a woman who allegedly bashed a lady with a metal object in Golconda Playground on Gold Street on Oct. 10.

The suspect struck the woman with the object three times in the head inside the park by Concord Street at 3:30 pm, police said.


Police are searching for a filcher who threw a brick through the front door of a Montague Street store and stole $400 in the early hours of Oct. 11.

Security cameras caught the thief hurling the projectile through the door of the shop near Henry Street and taking the cash at 3:03 am, authorities said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:53 pm, July 9, 2018
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