Crooks grab man’s phone and wallet

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill


A pair of marauders grabbed a guy’s phone and wallet near Carlton Avenue on Oct. 11, police said.

The victim was walking near DeKalb Avenue at about 4:30 am when the two punks came up to him from behind, cops said. One of the bruisers held the victim while the other went through his pockets and took his Samsung Galaxy phone, Beats headphones, and Fossil wallet with $5, a credit card, and identification card inside it, and then both fled down DeKalb Avenue, according to authorities.

Cutting remarks

Cops cuffed a guy for threatening to knife a teen and steal his money outside a Fulton Street subway station on Oct. 10.

The 14-year-old victim was walking out of the station near S. Portland Avenue at about 9:20 am when the suspect pulled out a knife and said “Give me your money,” cops said. The suspect grabbed $24 from the victim and then fled the station.

And a day earlier, the suspect showed the same knife to another 16-year-old victim while on the train near Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street and stole $300 from him, but officers later caught him on Oct. 11, police said.

Here comes treble

Police arrested a Saint Felix Street music school employee on Oct. 13 after video captured him stealing cash from the school.

The 36-year-old suspect was caught in the act while stealing about $250 from the school near Hanson Place on various dates, according to authorities.

Park prowler

Some bruiser stole a guy’s cellphone while he was working out in a Fort Greene Park on Oct. 9, police said.

The 61-year-old victim told cops he was exercising in the green space near Myrtle Avenue at about 6 am when the punk came up behind him and grabbed his phone from his belt and then ran away, according to authorities.

Festival flea

A baddie stole a bunch of items from inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard during a festival on Oct. 5 through Oct. 8, police said.

The weasel ran off with an estimated $29,195 worth of clothing and shoes, and $14,432 worth of electronics, shoes, clothes, and magazines from the Flushing Avenue building, cops said.

— Julianne Cuba

Posted 12:00 am, October 17, 2018
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