Three goons raided a Kings Highway home at gunpoint on Sept. 27, taking $400 and an assortment of electronics.
The suspects surprised the victim outside of his home near E. 41st Street just after 2 am, telling the 24-year-old, “Let’s go inside the house.”
The thieves took the victim inside, where they stole the property and fled — taking pot shots at the house as they made their escape.
Two crooks swiped a gold chain during an Oct. 2 gunpoint robbery on E. 68th Street — but ended up in a holding cell after they got lost in Bergen Beach.
The thieves pulled up to their victim in a white Nissan Maxima near Veterans Avenue at 4:28 pm. They then fled the area, only to be grabbed by police and charged with robbery.
A terror trio pistol-whipped a 31-year-old during a violent exchange on Avenue J on Sept. 29 — but ended up taking nothing.
The victim was in the rear of his building, located near E. 37th Street at 1:50 pm when the gunman attacked, leaving the 31-year-old with injuries that required medical attention.
Two goons jumped a delivery man on E. 52nd Street on Sept. 29 — taking the food he was about to drop off.
The suspects grabbed the victim at 11:40 pm, placing a knife to his chest as they demanded he give up everything he had, the victim told police.
A thief on a bicycle pulled a knife on a 13-year-old boy on Avenue K on Sept. 30 — stealing a whopping $1.15.
The victim was nearing E. 55th Street at 1:35 pm when the teenage thief rolled up and flashed his weapon.
“If you don’t give me anything, I’m going to stab you,” he threatened.
A 20-year-old broke into an E. 43rd Street garage, where he took a bicycle, according to police.
Cops say they nabbed the thief shortly after the 12:57 am break-in.
A thief wiggled into the side window of an E. 32nd Street home on Sept. 28, taking some jewelry and electronics.
The crook forced his way into the home near Avenue R sometime after 2 pm.
A thief snagged a Blackberry Curve from a 12-year-old boy on Haring Street on Sept. 26, after asking the victim for the time.
The thief approached the boy as he stood by a bus stop near Avenue R at 3 pm. After posing his question, he grabbed the phone and ran down Haring Street, the victim told police.
Three thieves ransacked a Duane Reade on Avenue U on Oct. 2, taking more than $1,000 in products.
Workers at the store, which is between Nostrand Avenue and Haring Street, said the suspects, who were wearing construction helmets and reflective vests, barrelled in at 10:10 am and started yanking items off of store shelves — fleeing with an assortment of creams and over-the-counter drugs.
— Thomas Tracy
©2011 Community Newspaper Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.