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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Mr. Knife Guy

A knife-wielding wacko attacked a man inside a W. 23rd Street housing complex on Aug. 23.

The victim told police he was disembarking an elevator inside the residential complex between Surf and Mermaid avenues at 6:53 p.m., when the nut suddenly slashed him.

Police came up empty following a search of the area, while paramedics rushed the victim to Lutheran Hospital for treatment, cops said.

Bullet for dessert

A gunman shot a man outside a Cropsey Avenue diner on Aug. 25.

The victim told police he was exiting the eatery between Bay 52nd Street and Canal Avenue at 4:29 a.m., when he felt a sudden pain in his left ankle and looked down to realize he’d been shot.

Police recovered a single shell casing and one bullet, but found the victim “highly uncooperat­ive,” cops said.

Out of gas

A thief made off with two Honda gas generators from a storage room within a W. 25th Street housing complex on Aug. 2.

The crook forced open a door into a maintenance area at the residential building between Surf Avenue and Riegelmann Boardwalk at 5 p.m., before making off with the generators, cops said.

In and out

A burglar looted a Brighton Fourth Street apartment on Aug. 24.

Investigators aren’t sure how the crook made his way into the apartment between Ocean View Avenue and Brighton Beach Avenue, but say he nabbed an iPhone 7 and various electronics before fleeing out the front door at 9 p.m.

Looted

A thief ransacked a man’s Ocean View Avenue home on Aug. 24, nabbing more than $15,000 worth of cash, jewelry, and electronics.

The victim told police he left his home between Brighton Third and Brighton Fourth streets at 8:30 p.m., and returned later to find someone had cleaned out his bedroom.

His son — who was home at the time of the break in — said he assumed the sounds he heard upstairs was his father, according to police.

Investigators believe the thief entered through a window that leads directly into the bedroom, which the thief was able to loot without venturing into other parts of the home, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Posted 12:00 am, August 28, 2019
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