Robber takes off with $1,000 from bank

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Cashed out

A crook stole a wad of cash from a Flatbush Avenue bank on May 2, police said.

The victim told cops the malefactor walked into the financial institution near Nevins Street at about 1:45 pm and told the teller “I have a gun,” who then handed him $1,000, according to authorities. The cur then fled toward Fulton Street, officials said.

Not so fast

Cops cuffed a guy for stealing a man’s cellphone on an A train near Scherhermorn Street on May 3, police said.

The suspect grabbed the victim’s iPhone 6 from his pant’s pocket while on board a Brooklyn-bound train at about 5 pm, and then hopped off near Hoyt Street when the doors opened, cops said.

The victim ran after the suspect, who was caught by police after getting into a scuffle, according to authorities.


Police arrested a man for punching a senior in the face on Schermerhorn Street on May 2.

The suspect socked the 73-year-old victim in his left eye, causing it to bleed, near State Street at about 3:15 am, according to authorities.

Watch where you walk!

A scoundrel grabbed a woman’s social security card and cash out of her backpack while on an escalator inside a transit station on Willoughby Street on April 30, police said.

The 25-year-old victim told police she was walking up the escalator near Jay Street at about 8:45 pm when some sneak bumped into her, and when she checked inside her backpack, she realized it was unzipped and her society security card and $90 was gone, officials said.

Stroller sneak

Some good-for-nothing snatched a guy’s bag with bus tickets inside it on Smith Street on May 2, police said.

The 47-year-old victim was pushing a baby stroller near Livingston Street at about 5:30 pm when the punk grabbed the bag containing Greyhound bus tickets off the stroller handle and then fled, cops said.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:44 pm, July 9, 2018
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