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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Game over

A gunman stole $7,500 from a man on 64th Street on April 22.

The victim told police he’d arranged to meet up with the thief in order to purchase a small fortune’s worth of digital content for an online video game between Fourth and Fifth avenues at 9:15 p.m., but that after he handed over the cash, the crook stuck a gun in his face and told him to scram.

Apple picking

A thief beat and robbed a man on 51st Street on April 22, taking his iPhone and $50.

The victim told police the crook asked him to spare some cash near Sixth Avenue at 4:30 a.m., and then attacked when he refused, kicking him in the leg, before taking his valuables.

Glass hole

Some jerk busted the window of a man’s car he parked on 55th Street on April 22.

The victim told police he left his 2014 Toyota Sienna near Fifth Avenue at 7 p.m., and returned the next morning to find a passenger window shattered.

Crack down

Cops arrested a 27-year-old man after allegedly nabbing 10-ounces of crack cocaine from his 62nd Street apartment on April 29.

Officers executing a search warrant of the suspect’s home between Second and Third avenues uncovered the stash of narcotics at 6:45 a.m., and charged him with a felony drug charge, according to authorities.

Cash grab

Police are looking for the fiends who beat and robbed a man inside a Fourth Avenue apartment building on April 28.

The victim told police he met the crooks — two men and a woman — at the apartment building between 56th and 57th streets at 4:30 a.m., when the guys grabbed him and threw him to the ground, while the lady started stomping on him.

The thieves took $170 off the victim, before fleeing down Fourth Avenue towards Bay Ridge, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 9:30 am, May 1, 2019
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