Cops cuff man for threatening woman with a baseball bat

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78th Precinct

Park Slope

Bat baddie

Cops cuffed a man for allegedly threatening a woman on Wyckoff Street on Sept. 24.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly waved a baseball bat in her direction in a threatening manner near Third Avenue at around 2 pm.

Police arrested the man later that day on misdemeanor menacing charges, according to police reports.

Drug busted

Police arrested a man for alleged possession of drug paraphernalia on Fourth Avenue on Sept. 24.

Patrolling officers stopped the bicycle-riding suspect for recklessly riding on the sidewalk near First Street at 10 PM, before searching his pockets an allegedly finding a crack pipe.

Police arrested the man for misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to police reports.

Park puncher

A bruiser assaulted a man in a Dean Street playground on Sept. 27.

The victim told police that the brute hit him in the park between Sixth and Carlton avenues at around 3 pm.

The victim later became uncooperative with police, and refused to provide a description of his attacker.


A joker listed a woman’s Lincoln Place home for rent on craigslist on Sept. 16.

The victim told police that two men rang her doorbell asking tour the home between Sixth and Seventh avenues at 1 pm on Sept. 22, when she discovered the fraudulent online-listing.

Checked out

A lout assaulted a library worker on Fourth Avenue on Sept. 21.

The victim told police that he asked the crook to leave the book-rental establishment near Pacific Street at 4 pm when the villain shoved him and spit on him.


Cops arrested a woman for allegedly stealing from a Seventh Avenue grocery store on Sept. 30.

An employee told police that the suspect entered the store near Fifth Street at around 6:45 pm before allegedly grabbing $218 worth of goods and attempting to flee.

Police arrived on the scene and cuffed the woman on misdemeanor petit larceny charges, according to police reports.

Social security scammer

A scammer stole a Sixth Street man’s social security number on Sept. 17.

The victim, who lives between Seventh and Eighth avenues, told police that a swindler called him at around noon pretending to be a rep with the Social Security Administration and demanded his personal information, which he turned over.

— Aidan Graham

Updated 12:29 pm, October 2, 2019
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