Malevolent trio ambushes and threatens teen, steals his wallet

Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

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

Updated 5:53 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

MetroPlus Roosevelt Savings Bank Coney Island Hospital Brookdale VillageCareMax

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: