Black mask attack
A gun-toting masked maniac robbed a 53-year-old man on Oct. 17 on E. 58th Street.
The victim was between Avenue H and Avenue I at 11:50 pm when the suspect grabbed him and flashed his gun.
The thief made off with $360 and some jewelry, police said.
Guns and getaways
A thief pulled a gun on a woman on Avenue N on Oct. 21, but ran off before he could get any money.
The 47-year-old woman was nearing E. 48th Street at 11:35 pm when the man approached her from behind, drew his gun and ordered her to hand over her property.
But before she got a chance to hand over the money the thief lost his nerve and ran off, police said.
An over-caffeinated man wigged out inside a Ralph Avenue diner on Oct. 24, throwing a pot of hot coffee at another patron.
Police said the man, apparently upset, started a skirmish inside the eatery, which is between Glenwood and Flatlands Avenue, at 5:20 pm.
During his fit the man threw the hot joe at a 22-year-old man, who was scalded. A 35-year-old woman also suffered an injury to her knee.
Followed and robbed
A gun-toting goon followed a 23-year-old for at least a block on Oct. 18 before swiping her cellphone on Foster Avenue.
The victim was nearing E. 56th Street at 10:15 pm when the goon jumped her.
Two toughs ganged up on a 20-year-old woman on Oct. 20, robbing her on Avenue J.
The victim was near E. 46th Street at 6:12 pm when the thugs robbed her of $3, her credit cards, cellphone and ID, police said.
A thief broke into a car parked on Avenue M on Oct. 17, taking a set of golf clubs.
The car was parked between E. 52nd and E. 53rd streets at 11 pm.
The thief smashed the driver’s side window to take the clubs and some electronics.
A water-crafty thief made off with a 40-year-old man’s favorite toy on Oct. 9 — a “Quicksilver” boat left docked off of Flatbush Avenue.
The boat owner told police he last saw his beloved boat anchored in the water inside the Gateway Marina at 6 pm. A few days later, he learned his boat was no longer there.
Ave. R raid
Thieves broke into two apartments on Avenue R on Oct. 13, taking a smattering of cash, electronics and jewelry.
Police said the thief crept into both apartments, which are located between Kimball and Coleman streets, sometime after 1 pm. He removed air conditioners found sticking out of side windows to get inside, cops were told.
Three thugs jumped a 14-year-old boy on Avenue H on Oct. 15, taking his jewelry.
The victim told police he was nearing Albany Avenue at 4 pm when he was mugged.
Mill Basin break-in
A burglar broke into a home on E. 58th Street on Oct. 14, taking an unidentified amount of property.
The thief forced the lock to the home, which is between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J, taking the 49-year-old resident’s things.
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