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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
A crook stole some merchandise from a CVS on Myrtle Avenue on Sept. 14, and bit a security guard as she was trying to escape.
Representatives from the store near Ashland Place told cops that the crook entered the store at 2:45 pm, and tried to leave without paying for $14 worth of merchandise. After security stopped the woman, she bit both of his hands.
A fearsome threesome robbed a man in the Washington Avenue G station on Sept. 11.
The 32-year-old victim told cops he was in the station on the Williamsburg-bound platform at 12:10 pm when the three crooks walked up to him. One of them punched him and another took his iPhone, which cops said they tracked and recovered from a building on Marcy Avenue.
Police say a knife-wielding thug stole a cellphone from a woman at the Clinton-Washington subway station on Sept. 13.
The 18-year-old victim told cops she was at the station at 1:47 pm when a crook with a knife stole her iPhone with the help of two friends. Cops said they arrested two teenaged suspects.
A gun-totting robber stole a smartphone from a man on the Q train near the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station.
The 19-year-old victim told cops he was in train near Hanson Place at 4:50 am when two men walked over to him. One said, “Give me your phone,” and displayed a gun. After he handed over his phone, they asked for money, and when he said he didn’t have any, they left the train at Atlantic Avenue.
An angry driver hit a traffic agent on Hanson Place on Sept. 11.
The 30-year-old victim told cops she was directing traffic near S. Elliot Place at 2:30 pm when the angry driver hit her head and fled in his vehicle.
A gunman shot a man in the leg on N. Oxford Walk on Sept. 16.
The 31-year-old victim said he was near Park Avenue at 9 pm when a man started shooting at him. While he was running away, the victim said he was shot in the leg.
A thief hit an apartment on Greene Avenue on Sept. 13, stealing a laptop.
The 59-year-old victim told cops he left his apartment between Grand and Classon avenues at 6 pm, returning at 7:30 pm to find his basement door open and his MacBook gone.
Someone stole the tires off of a car on Clinton Avenue on Sept. 10.
The 46-year-old victim told cops he left his vehicle between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue at 6:30 am, returning at 10 pm to find his all four of his tires and rims gone.
A pick-pocket struck in the elevator of the Atlantic Terminal Mall, stealing a woman’s wallet on Sept. 9.
The 61-year-old victim said she got in the building’s elevator at 6 pm and noticed her wallet was missing when she got out.
A crook stole a bicycle on Myrtle Avenue on Sept. 10 — then gave it back.
The 32-year-old victim told cops a crook cut the chain on his fancy Cannondale bicycle he left between Grand Avenue and Ryerson Street at 5 pm, but then dropped it on the floor after the victim confronted the crook.
Police arrested a man who they say plucked a woman’s MetroCard out of her hands in the Clinton-Washington subway station on Sept. 15.
The 19-year-old victim said she was about to go through the turnstile at 12:10 pm when the jerk took the card from her hand and fled. Cops arrested a 51-year-old suspect outside of the station.
A jerk stole a woman’s purse on Adelphi Street on Sept. 16.
The 35-year-old woman told cops she was inside of a playground between Myrtle and Park avenues 9:30 am when a crook stole her purse from where she had left it.
A crook stole a car parked on S. Oxford Street on Sept. 14.
The 74-year-old victim told cops he left his 2008 Chevy between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue at 6 am, returning at 11:45 am only to find it missing.
A thief hit a house on Grand Avenue on Sept. 12, stealing more than $6,000 in electronics.
The 25-year-old victim told cops he left his place between Putnam and Gates avenues at 11 am, returning at 5 pm to find his gadgets gone.
— Eli Rosenberg
©2012 Community Newspaper Group
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