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Two men rob guy by putting him in a bear hug

88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Hug it out

Two men robbed a guy on Willoughby Avenue on Sept. 19 by putting the victim in a bear hug.

The victim told police he was approached by two men near Washington Park at 10:40 pm. One man held him in a firm embrace from behind while the other stole his iPhone 7 and credit cards, according to police.

iPhone grab

Three men beat a man and stole his phone on DeKalb Avenue on Sept. 21.

The victim told cops he was near Cumberland Street at 12:53 am, when the trio approached, with one saying “give me your phone and wallet,” before the three punched and kicked him and then ran off with his phone. The phone was found one block away through Find My iPhone, police reported.

Bag bandit

Someone stole a woman’s Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags from her apartment on DeKalb Avenue on Sept. 7.

The woman told police she left her apartment near Hudson Avenue at 1 pm after the person she hired from a cleaning service had entered.

Makeup thief

A thief stole makeup from a hair boutique on Washington Avenue on Sept. 20.

Ane employee noticed the looter stealing the goods after she opened up the store near Atlantic Avenue at 2:30 am, cops reported.

Money loot

A crook entered a man’s Lexington Avenue on Sept. 23 apartment and stole $142.

The thief entered the apartment near Grand Avenue through the unlocked front door at 7:50 am and fled through the same entrance, according to authorities.

Trade off

A man attempted to steal from Washington Avenue restaurant’s cash register on Sept. 23, but instead left with an Apple iPad.

The thief came in through the unlocked front door near Flushing Avenue at 8:53 am after an employee forgot to lock it after arriving at 7:30 am, cops said.

Gone but not forgotten

Someone store a man’s car from its spot on Washington Avenue on Sept. 18.

The victim parked his car near Willoughby Avenue at 10:30 am and left for work, but returned to find it gone.

— Brianna Kudisch

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