Trio tie up store employees and swipe phones

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Held up

A trio of crooks robbed a Myrtle Avenue cellphone store at gunpoint on Feb. 16.

The three baddies entered the shop near Waverly Avenue at 5:40 pm and forced the employees into the backroom, police said. One of the filchers duct taped one of the workers and smacked him in the face with his bag of stolen phones, cutting him, according to a report. The jerks then fled into a waiting tan vehicle and drove off with the loot, authorities said.

Bagel bash

A brute bashed a 66-year-old man outside of a Fulton Street bagel shop after they got into an argument on Feb. 13.

The victim told police he was inside the shop by Washington Avenue at 8:50 am drinking a coffee and eating a bagel when the bruiser entered the store and started to argue with him.

The owner told both of the guys to leave the store, and once they were outside the cretin started to punch the victim several times, bruising his face and hands, authorities said.

Dirty look

Some lout bashed a subway conductor as she looked out the train window at the Fulton Street G train station on Feb. 18.

The woman stuck her head out of the window while the train was in the station near S. Portland Avenue at 8:39 pm, looking towards the back of the train. But when she turned around to check out the front, the brute punched her on the top of the head, according to a report. She was taken Columbia Presbyterian Hospital alert and conscious, authorities said.

Breaking bottles

A worm hurled a glass bottle at a man’s head inside a Grand Avenue watering hole on Feb. 19.

The victim told cops he was hanging out at a bar near Lafayette Avenue at 3:30 am when he got into an argument with the yahoo. The goon punched and kicked him, bruising his nose, and then threw a glass bottle at the top of his head and fled, according to police.


Some sneak failed at breaking into a woman’s Washington Avenue apartment while she was home on Feb. 15.

The resident was hanging out in her abode near Greene Avenue at 12:40 pm when she saw the weasel trying to break in the window with a screwdriver, a report said. But he was ultimately unsuccessful in his quest and fled through the front door, police said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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