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February, 2017

Marine Park

Police: Man tried paying at appliance store with stolen credit card

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Woman attacks and bites man in his 17th Street home

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Drug dealer robs man in his home at gunpoint

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Cad knocks over woman and takes her purse

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Suspect throws knife and hits man in the chest

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Crime

Theives boxing in boro businessmen to rob them

A trio of armed robbers is targeting well-heeled businessmen for dramatic heists on Brooklyn streets. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Arrest in Kings Plaza hit-and-run

Cops cuffed a 25-year-old Flatbush man who allegedly hit two Flatlands residents with an unlicensed livery vehicle — killing one — near Kings Plaza in August. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Ridge mailman mugger caught

Cops say they picked him up the next day, allegedly stealing mail at the same intersection where he robbed the postal worker. Comment
Marine Park

Crook snatches teen’s smartphone and wallet

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Ex-employee robs bakery, kicks owner in the crotch

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Baddie sets car on fire on 80th Street

The arsonist leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Clumsy burglar knocks over furniture and flees

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Man smacked a guy with a metal object at strip club

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Crime

Two Southern Brooklyn precincts lead city in crime reduction

And Coney Island had its safest year since cops started keeping track in the ’90s! Comments (1)
Crime

Police impersonators tied to robbery string

Police are searching for two fraudsters who pranced around Flatbush, Sheepshead Bay, and Gravesend pretending to be cops so they could steal victim’s phones and wallets in late December and early January. Comment
Bay Ridge

Watch your mail!: Robber steals postman’s ‘master key’

The key can open any box along the carrier’s route, officials said. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute shoots Bensonhurst senior dead

Then he stole the victim’s car and dumped it in Brownsville. Comment
Marine Park

Scooter-riding thief swipes senior’s purse

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Girlfriend beats and robs cheating boyfriend

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Crime

Cad takes off with woman’s purse on E. 14th Street

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Canarsie

LOOK OUT! Car flies through Canarsie fence

A car plowed through the wooden fence outside an Avenue N home after colliding with a truck on Feb. 4. Comment
Marine Park

Car break-ins sweep the 63rd Precinct

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comments (1)
Park Slope

Yooge loser runs off with woman’s Donald Trump poster

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute chokes and threatens pregnant woman

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Crime

Armed fiends force their way into teen’s home and rob and tie up victims

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

January, 2017

Marine Park

Car looter uses stolen debit cards at gas station

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

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Bensonhurst

Police: Trio punches and robs couple on 84th Street

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Snorkel-clad man tries to rob check cashing store but fails

The attempted theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Fiends rob man and woman at gunpoint in their car

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Arrest in grisly Ovington Avenue slashing

The suspect allegedly savaged a 70-year-old woman. Comment
Downtown ►Video

Police: Guy massaged his junk while staring at woman on R train

Police are searching for a man who they say massaged his junk as he stared at a woman on the R train on Jan. 7. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Man commits suicide by jumping from his Bay Ridge apartment

A Bay Ridgite leapt to his death off the roof of a 80th Street apartment building on Jan. 19. Comments (3)
Marine Park

Rash of car break-ins in precinct

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Beer bandit strikes bodega for third time

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Crime

Lout stabs man in the arm in botched robbery

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Men punch teen girl and take her backpack

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Coney Island ►Video

Armed robbers push their way into Coney man’s home

The attack comes after reports that a trio jumped four separate seniors outside their homes on the street during December, although police say there is currently no connection between those crimes and this one. Comment
Bay Ridge

R train victim was a suicide, cops say

He died Wednesday night, and officials are saying he jumped in front of the train to end his life. Comments (4)
Gowanus

Hammer-jackers: Foursome steals jackhammers from hardware store

Stop. Hammer time. Comment
Bay Ridge BREAKING

R train hits straphanger at 86th Street

A Manhattan-bound R train struck a man at the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge as this paper went to press on Wednesday. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Cops talk down suicidal woman from Kings Plaza garage

Police talked down a woman threatening to jump off of Kings Plaza’s parking garage on Jan. 11. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Thief takes airbags and other car parts

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Burglars break in to restaurant and swipe delivery bike

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Suspects rob man at knifepoint

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Men rob women at gunpoint

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Crime

Cabbie raped woman at knifepoint, cops say

A cab driver raped a Sunset Park woman at knife-point steps from her home on Jan. 7, said police. Comment
Coney Island

Help find the three goons mugging elderly Coney Islanders

The cowards have been ambushing oldsters in public housing. Comment
Canarsie

Cops shoot knife-wielding man after Taser ‘has no effect’

Officials cannot yet explain why the stun gun did not work. Comment
Marine Park

Robbers trick delivery men with bogus orders

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Skunk sprays cabbie’s eyes with unknown substance and flees without paying

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Gun-wielding fiend threatens salon employee during robbery

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Man groped and bit woman staying at apartment

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge church replaces stolen baby Jesus with new statue

It’s a false idol! Comments (1)

December, 2016

Bay Ridge

Cribbed! Baby Jesus stolen from Bay Ridge Nativity scene

And it was the neighborhood’s second Messiah-napping that day. Comment

May, 2014

Bay Ridge

Fuming cabbie and pals beat up man who can’t afford fare

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
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