Gowanus: Gowanus merchants fear for their lives after a gun-toting robber held up the owner of a Third Avenue pie shop in broad daylight — and they say they need more police patrolling the neighborhood’s increasingly commercial streets. Comments (1).
Williamsburg: Cops are trying to track down a pair of teens in matching track jackets who they believe attacked and robbed a 15-year-old boy as he left the Lorimer Street subway station on May 21. Comment.
Park Slope: Cops say a creep sexually assaulted a woman on Sixteenth Street on May 23 in an incident that closely recalls the attacks committed last year by the so-called “South Slope Groper.” Comments (2).
Carroll Gardens: The number of rapes reported to police in Williamsburg and Greenpoint skyrocketed last year — and North Brooklyn residents fear recent attacks against women are a sign the terrifying trend is continuing into 2012. Comments (24).
Park Slope: A crook stole some electronics and jewelry from two residents who were forced to evacuate their apartment building due to a fire. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.
Kensington: A creep on a bike groped two different women in Kensington since Oct. 19 — putting neighbors on edge and revealing that the sex attacks in South Slope and beyond are far from over. Comments (2).