Gun-toting lout threatens and robs taxi driver

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Rough ride

A worm threatened a taxi driver with a gun and stole his phone and cash on Greene Avenue on June 28, police said.

The 52-year-old driver was taking the crook to Nassau Street when he stopped at a red light near Washington Avenue at about 9:48 pm and the baddie whipped out a silver hand gun and demanded his cash, cops said. The victim handed the criminal $20 and his cellphone and then he hopped out of the cab, according to authorities.

Vision loss

Some good-for-nothings stole a guy’s phone, glasses, and wallet on Clifton Place on July 1, police said.

The 39-year-old victim told cops he was near Grand Avenue at about 1 am when the punks came up to him, grabbed his glasses so he couldn’t see, and then swiped his iPhone and wallet with credit cards and a gift card inside, according to authorities.

Not caught on camera

Some nogoodnik stole a woman’s camera equipment from her car parked on Gates Avenue sometime overnight on June 13, police said.

The 32-year-old victim told cops on June 25 that she had left her car unlocked near Downing Street on June 13 at about 6 pm, and when she returned the next day at 9 am, saw the sneak had grabbed her camera equipment, according to authorities.

Dude, where’s my car?

Some lout stole a guy’s car parked on Cambridge Place on June 30, police said.

The 41-year-old victim told police he had left his 2018 Infiniti unlocked with the keys inside near Fulton Street a little after midnight, and when he returned later that day at 9 am, it was gone, cops said.

The victim told police he had no outstanding parking summons and there was no broken glass at the scene, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:40 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Joey from Clinton Hills says:
Why are these people leaving their cars unlocked in Clinton Hill? Seems pretty stupid.
July 5, 2018, 11 am

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