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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Double trouble

Police arrested one-half of a duo who allegedly held up a man with a gun on Grand Avenue on Oct. 23.

The victim told police he was walking home from a friend’s house by Putnam Avenue at 11:30 pm when the two suspects creeped up from behind and hissed, “Give me your s---.” One of the guys pointed a gun at him while the one who cops cuffed took his cell phone, wallet, keys, MetroCard, money, and pocket knife and fled, a report said.

Moving target

Some sneak lifted a woman’s wallet while they were aboard the B52 Bus on Greene Avenue on Oct. 20.

The lady was standing near the front of the bus at 8:20 pm when she felt the weasel lean up against her then get off at the next stop by Washington Avenue. She got off two stops later near Classon Avenue and noticed her wallet containing her debit card, license, and health insurance cards was missing, a report said.

Deli slash

Cops cuffed a man who allegedly attacked a man inside a Myrtle Avenue deli on Oct. 27 and are still on the hunt for his partner.

The victim was leaving a bar by Steuben Street at 4:15 am when the two suspects began harassing him with threats and violence. The man feared for his safety and entered a deli to avoid the suspects. But they followed him in and began punching him in the face, with one of the suspects taking out a sharp object and cutting him from the face to neck before fleeing. Cops managed to track down one of the attackers but are still on the lookout for his companion, according to a report.

Senior snatch

A filcher stole a senior lady’s purse from her shoulder on a B38 bus on Clinton Avenue on Oct. 27.

The 67-year-old victim was riding the bus near Lafayette Avenue at 10 am when the creep pretended to fall towards her, cops said. She braced upon his impact, but later realized that was a mistake because when she exited the people mover she realized the jerk had taken her purse from her shoulder bag, according to a report.

Car heist

A thief broke into a man’s car and stole $2,443 of his belongings while it was parked on Lexington Avenue on Oct. 23.

The victim told cops he left his vehicle near Classon Avenue at 1:50 pm and returned ten minutes later to find his iPad, iPod, bracelet, wallet, and Nike bag had been stolen, authorities said.

— Lauren Gill

Posted 9:08 pm, November 1, 2017
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