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Sticking it to him: Bully allegedly beat man with a stick

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90th Precinct

Southside–Bushwick

Under the gun

A bully allegedly struck a man with a wooden stick on S. Fifth Street on March 3.

The victim told police that he was near Hooper Street at 12:50 pm when he got into an argument with the bully. He told cops that the thug went to his car, took out a stick and a gun, and said, “This is for you!” before striking him on his arms several times.

Cops arrested a suspect a short time later.

iPhone thefts

Several iphones were stolen last week. Here are the details:

• A thug beat up a man for his iPhone and wallet on Driggs Avenue on March 1.

The victim told police he was near S. First Street at 10 pm when the ruffian walked up to him, punched him in the face, and then said, “Give me your phone and wallet!”

The victim handed over his iPhone and $120, and the perp fled.

• A group of hooligans threatened a man and stole his phone on Graham Avenue on Feb. 27.

The victim told police he was near McKibbin Street at 2:20 am when the group approached him and asked for money.

The ringleader said he would shoot the victim if he didn’t surrender his iPhone, so the victim handed it over and the perps ran away.

• Two thieves wrestled a man to the ground and stole his iPhone on Flushing Avenue on March 3, cops said.

The victim told police that he was near Throop Avenue at 4:49 am when the thieves approached him. One said, “Is that an iPhone? Give me your iPhone!” before one of them allegedly grabbed the phone from his hand, knocking the victim to the ground, and scratching his knee and face.

Cops arrested a suspect who they claim admitted, “I only hit the guy. I then grabbed his phone and threw it to the ground.”

• Three perps stole an iPhone and a pair of headphones from two men riding the J train into the Lorimer Street subway station on Feb. 27.

The victims told police that they were on a Queens-bound train at 4:05 pm when the villains approached.

“Give me your f------ iPhone!” one bellowed while two accomplices held down the victims’ arms and rifled through their stuff, the victims told cops. The vicim handed over the mobile and headphones when the train approached the Lorimer Street station, where the evildoers ordered the victims to, “Get the f--- off the train!”

Mini theft

A thief stole the rims and tires from a Mini Cooper parked on Montrose Avenue overnight on Feb. 29.

The driver told cops that she parked her car near Humboldt Street at 9 pm, but when she returned at 5:30 am the next day, she saw her Mini was on cinder blocks and her tires were gone.

Strip searched

A thief stole a row of back seats, a child seat, and a radio from a sedan parked on White Street on Feb. 29.

The driver said he parked his car near McKibbin Street at 1:30 am, but when he returned 20 minutes later, the stuff was gone.

Motorcycle missing

A thief stole a motorcycle parked on Montrose Avenue on Feb. 27.

The driver said he parked his hog near Leonard Street at 8 am, but when he returned two days later at 8 pm, it was missing.

— Aaron Short

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a from cobble hill says:
wrong precinct again this week... (should be 76th)
Feb. 2, 2012, 9:53 pm
doublestandard from usa says:
how much u wanna bet the first incident will not be classified as a hate crime? any idea why?
Feb. 6, 2012, 10:05 pm
cmcf from Windsor Terrace says:
should this be categorized as Carroll Gardens?
Feb. 7, 2012, 2:16 pm
Mike from Williamsburg says:
Why is hitting someone with a stick a hatecrime? I think it's a funnycrime. Pure slapstick!
March 7, 2012, 9:12 am
resident from williamburg NS/SS says:
does anyone know what happen last night (thur 3/8) on Grand Street across from the playground b/w Berry and Whythe 11pm-12 am there were 3 cop cars, an ambulance and a police wagon ???
March 9, 2012, 12:59 pm
dog walking resident from williamburg NS/SS says:
Does anyone know what happened last night on Grand Street across from the playground b/w Berry and Whythe around 11pm-12am? There was 3 cop cars, an ambulance and a police truck holding truck? What the heck happened?
March 9, 2012, 1:02 pm

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