Cold as ice
Two cold-hearted pre-teens chucked ice balls at a 60-year-old woman at St. Edwards Street and Myrtle Avenue on Feb. 8, leaving their victim with a smattering of bruises.
The woman was nearing the intersection at 7:05 pm when the thugs struck her in the face with clumps of ice, knocking her to the ground. They then kicked the woman in the face, giving her a split lip.
A thug snagged an iPhone from a 26-year-old straphanger during a furious Feb. 13 clash on a C train entering the Clinton-Washington station.
The victim was listening to music on the fancy device at 2:12 pm when the thief grabbed it — punching its owner in the face when he tried to get his beloved smart phone back.
An ugly crook raided Carol’s Daughter on S. Elliott Place on Feb. 12, taking $400.
Workers at the beauty product purveyor at DeKalb Avenue said the thief forced his way inside just as they were closing for the night at 7:55 pm, pretending to to have a gun in his pocket.
A crew of thieves plundered a cigarette delivery truck parked on DeKalb Avenue on Feb. 7 — while the driver was inside!
The Sunrise Wholesales truck was between Clermont and Vanderbilt avenues at 3:10 pm when the thieves opened the back of the rig, removing more than $2,400 in smokes.
A thug jumped a 26-year-old man on St. Edwards Street on Feb. 10, taking the man’s laptop.
The victim was between Park and Myrtle avenues at 4 pm when the thief approached and punched him in the face.
A 15-year-old hooligan who still finds vests fashionable tried to hold up a 12-year-old on Adelphi Street on Feb. 7 — but ended up clothed in nothing but failure.
The victim was between Willoughby and DeKalb avenues at 2:30 pm when the thug approached, acting as if he had a gun hidden under his shirt.
“You got 10 seconds to give me that vest,” the thief said, but the victim brought a quicker end to the heist by walking off — leaving the thief empty-handed.
A thief made off with a 2003 Lincoln Navigator on Feb. 11 as its owner checked the SUV’s tires near the corner of Atlantic Avenue and St. James Place.
The victim conducted his tire inspection 9:45 pm — not realizing that he left the door open and his keys in the ignition.
A crew of criminals raided a U-Haul truck from a parking lot on Ashland Place between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue on Feb. 8, taking thousands of dollars in camera equipment.