Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
Armed, but empty-handed
A crook held up a lady at gunpoint on Washington Avenue on March 16 — and then fled before taking anything.
The 22-year-old victim told cops she was between Lafayette and Greene avenues at 10:49 pm when the crook approached her from behind and demanded her phone.
Cops said that when she refused, the menace pulled out a gun.
“Don’t make me shoot you,” the suspect barked, before fleeing empty-handed.
A thug pushed a woman and stole her bag on Ashland Place on March 12.
The 50-year-old victim told cops she was walking near Fulton Street at 3 pm when a man walked up behind her, shoved her, and snatched her purse.
A thief made off with a man’s wallet on Vanderbilt Avenue on March 15.
The 22-year-old victim told cops he was between Flushing and Park avenues at 4:45 pm when a thief ran up to him, took his wallet, and threatened to beat him.
Dial T for theft
Cops cuffed a man who they say stole a cellphone on DeKalb Avenue on March 15.
The 35-year-old victim told police a man stole her phone in the building near St. Felix Street at 5:44 pm, and investigators said they arrested a suspect an hour later.
A brute hit a man with a broken glass bottle at a Myrtle Avenue hookah bar on March 15.
The 42-year-old victim told authorities he was arguing with the thug at the spot between Grand Avenue and Steuben Street at 11:35 pm.
The perp put an end to the scuffle by hitting the man with the broken bottle, cutting his ear.
A thief made away with two laptops from a S. Oxford Street residence on March 17.
The victims told cops they left their apartment between Hanson Place and Atlantic Avenue at 12:30 am, returning to at 7:30 pm to find their MacBook Pros gone.
Someone stole camera equipment from a building on St. James Place between March 8 and March 12.
The victim told cops that he left his expensive Nikon camera in a locker in the building at Lafayette Avenue at 9 pm on March 8 and realized someone had made off with it when he returned at 11 pm on March 12.
A crook took off with a bicycle left on DeKalb Avenue on March 13.
The victim told cops he locked his Cannondale bicycle to some scaffolding at Flatbush Avenue Extension at 2 pm, returning at 3:30 pm to find it had vanished.
A crafty criminal swiped a phone from a tourist at a trendy flea market on Lafayette Avenue on March 16.
The 19-year-old victim told cops he was cruising the bustling bohemian bazaar at Clermont Avenue at 4:25 pm when a man in front of him dropped some cash. After the victim picked up the money to give back to the man, the crook took his iPhone 5 from out of his hand and fled.
A crook stole a car from Waverly Avenue sometime overnight on March 12.
The 48-year-old victim told cops she left her 1998 Saturn between Park and Myrtle avenues at 3:30 pm, returning at 4 pm to find it gone.
— Eli Rosenberg