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Here’s one guy who should have taken the bus: A 29-year-old Canarsie man told cops recently that he was slashed with a razor as he took a livery van along
The victim said that he was sitting in the passenger seat as the van rolled along the park near Empire Boulevard when he got into an argument with the driver.
The dispute ended with the driver pulling out a razor or ice-pick -- the victim wasn’t sure which -- and lunging at the victim.
The victim suffered a cut cheek and scrambled out of the van at
Cops were looking for the livery cab driver as this paper went to press.
A 13th Street resident returned home Friday to discover that someone had made off with his laptop computer and two computer game consoles.
The 33-year-old told police that he left his home at 9 a.m. on May 8. He returned at 10 p.m. that night and discovered that an unannounced visitor had stopped by.
Police believe that the thief forced open a window leading to a fire escape to get inside.
More window woes
Windows were a big draw for thieves in Park Slope this week.
Police said that someone snuck into a third-floor apartment on
That same day, someone crawled into the bedroom window of an
Call for help
A $400 cell phone was swiped from a Verizon truck parked on
The phone company employee said that he had left the phone inside the van parked between Degraw and Douglass streets at 11 a.m. on May 5.
He returned to the van at 2:30 p.m., but the phone and a laptop computer had already been carried off.
The employee admitted that he wasn’t sure if he had locked the side door.
A visitor to our fair borough from
The 22-year-old said that he was chatting away in the phone as he walked down
The speedy thief plucked the phone out of his hand and ran down the block. He was last seen turning toward
Cops are investigating two burglaries on
Police were told that someone forced open a window to a fourth-floor apartment on
The thief then reportedly hit a first-floor apartment next door, police said.
After squirming through an unlocked kitchen window, the thief removed a laptop computer and the 33-year-old tenant’s checkbook, police said.
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