Malevolent trio ambushes and threatens teen, steals his wallet

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown


Police are searching for three creeps who held up a guy in McLaughlin Park on Jay Street on Oct. 20.

The teenage victim was in the playground near Tillary Street at 2:15 pm when the trio surrounded him and one of them hissed, “If you make any noise you may get hurt.” The second pirate put his hands in the guy’s back pokcet and took and his wallet, and the group ran toward Jay Street, according to a report.

Snatch and dash

A pair of weasels stole $10,000 from a woman on Willoughby Street on Oct. 16.

The jerks took the massive wad of cash from the 61-year-old lady while she was near Bridge Street at 1:58 pm and fled, a authorities said.

Train drama

Cops cuffed a guy who allegedly stole a man’s phone after shouting obscene statements to several passengers aboard a Crown Heights-bound 4 train on Oct. 18.

The victim was on the train near Borough Hall Station at 1:18 am when the suspect allegedly started yelling at passengers and then proceeded to walk over to him, snatch his phone from his hand and throw it on the ground, breaking it. The suspect also shoved the victim before getting off the train, authorities said.


Some punk attacked a woman and stole her phone on Plaza West on Oct. 16.

The 21-year-old woman was strolling by Clinton Street at 7:05 pm when the bruiser dragged her to the ground, stomped on her shoulder and grabbed her $1,000 iPhone 6 Plus, according to a report.


A crew of cads teamed up against a woman to steal her phone on Hoyt Street on Oct. 16.

The victim told police she was near Schermerhorn Street when four brutes forcefully grabbed her phone by restraining her right arm and snatching the device out of the other.

— Lauren Gill

Posted 2:44 pm, October 25, 2017
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