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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

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A brute hit a man in the head and stole his wallet in MetroTech Center on Sept. 21.

Police said the lout struck the man and witnesses saw the thief flee toward Myrtle Avenue at 3:45 am. The victim was transported to Brooklyn Hospital, cops said.

Baby lotion bandit

A man stole baby lotion, baby cream, and baby shampoo from a store on Flatbush Avenue on Sept. 23.

Officers say the thief swiped the items from the store near Nevins Street at 10:01 am, pulled out a box-cutter when someone tried to stop him, and fled the store.

Bar fight

A knife-wielding brute slashed a man on his left bicep, hand, and face at a bar on Smith Street on Sept. 22.

The victim walked into Cobble Hill Hospital after the assault near Wyckoff Street at 1:30 am. According to police, he wouldn’t divulge the extent of his injuries and further investigation revealed broken glass and blood near the scene.

Subway slip

Someone pushed a man down the stairs at the Willoughby Street subway station on Sept. 23.

The victim was headed to the platform for the A train at the station near Jay Street at 4 pm when he was pushed. He was transported to Interfaith Medical Center with a fractured tibia, according to cops.

Apple looter

A sneak swiped a sleeping man’s messenger bag, including his Apple MacBook Air and credit card, from the platform of the Willoughby Street subway station on Sept. 15.

The man fell asleep on the bench while waiting for the R train near Lawrence Street at 2 am, and woke to find his belongings gone, police reported.

What ‘A’ steal

A thief stole the letter “A” from a sign on a commercial building on Water Street on Sept. 13.

The looter took the letter off the building near Dock Street at 10:52 pm, according to authorities.

Gucci goon

A thief took a man’s iPhone 6 Plus, Gucci watch, and wallet at the Schermerhorn Street subway station on Sept. 21.

The victim fell asleep at the stop near Hoyt Street at 4 pm and woke to find his possessions were stolen.

— Brianna Kudisch

Posted 10:30 am, September 26, 2018
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