Brute beats man with chair

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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Have a chair

A bruiser beat a man with a chair after losing a card game on Eight Avenue on July 21.

The victim told police that the wacko lost a poker game between 54th and 55th streets at around 11 p.m., causing him to angrily hit the victim over the head with a chair, cops said.

Smash and grab

A thief looted an Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee’s government issued car on Fourth Avenue on July 17.

The victim told police that she left the MTA vehicle between 43rd and 44th streets at around 3 p.m., and the swindler had smashed the driver’s side window and stolen $487 worth of items by the time she returned an hour later, cops said.

Bob the bruiser

Cops arrested a construction worker for allegedly assaulting a man with a brick on 51st Street on July 17.

The victim told police that he began arguing with the suspect over conditions at a construction site where they worked between Second and Third avenues at around 9:20 a.m., when the argument escalated, and the suspect allegedly hit the victim with a masonry in the back of the head.

Authorities arrived on the scene shortly after and took the victim to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, while they cuffed the suspect on felony assault charges, according to police.

Plywood punk

Cops arrested a man for allegedly hitting another man with a piece of wood on Seventh Avenue on July 21.

The victim told police that he was walking between 49th and 50th streets, when the suspect approached and allegedly hit him with a wooden plank at around 6:30 p.m., causing severe bruising, cops said.

First responders tracked down the man and arrested him later that day on felony assault charges, according to police.

Corner store crook

A bandit looted a Fourth Avenue convenience store on July 22.

Store management told police that the perp broke the lock on the front door of the store near 17th Street, before stealing $1,000, along with several cartons of cigarettes at around 2:30 a.m., cops said.

Sunset scumbag

Cops arrested a man for allegedly beating another man on Sixth Avenue on July 19.

The victim told police that he was near 44th Street when the victim approached and allegedly hit him in the face repeatedly at around 5:45 p.m., cops said.

— Aidan Graham

Updated 8:03 am, July 24, 2019
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