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Two thugs mugged a man on W. Seventh Street on April 16 — taking his wallet.
The 26-year-old victim told police that he was between Avenues T and U at 2:16 am when the goons attacked, punching the victim in his face and kicking him in the ribs. The goons ran off with the man’s wallet, which contained $346 and credit cards.
A con swindled a 15-year-old out of $200 on 81st Street on April 14.
The victim told police that he arranged to buy sneakers from the swindler through Facebook. He met the thief between 15th and 16th avenues at 2:45 pm to hand over the cash.
When the victim handed the sneaker swindler the money, the thief took off in his car, injuring the young victim in the process, who held on to the cash as the man drove away.
Cops arrested three men who they said beat and robbed a man on Bay Parkway on April 12.
The victim told police that he was near 85th Street at 11:19 pm when the men approached him and demanded his Samsung cellphone. The victim refused and one thug allegedly grabbed the man’s phone from his hand while the others attacked him, punching him in the face several times. The three suspects have prior records for robberies, according to police.
A shoplifter stole goods from a 86th Street business on April 13 — and assaulted a security guard in the process.
The 24-year-old security guard told police he was on duty at the store between Bay 19th and Bay 20th streets at 8:30 pm when he noticed the thief pinching items. He tried to stop the thief, but got punched in the face. After a bried struggle the shoplifter fled.
A thief robbed a 76th Street home of power tools on April 14.
The crook entered the home between New Utrecht and 17th avenues through the rear basement door sometime after noon, and took $700 worth of tools, including a water pump, cops said.
A knife-wielding thug stabbed a 17-year-old on 85th Street on April 16.
The victim told police that he was near 21st Avenue at 2 pm when the stranger stabbed him in the hand before fleeing in a black Toyota.
Cops arrested a man who they say threw a bottle at another man’s face at an 86th Street restaurant on April 14.
The victim told police that he was leaving the eatery between 24th Avenue and Bay 37th Street at 3:39 am when the jerk hucked the glass bottle at his face, cutting him. Cops arrested a man who the victim pointed out as his attacker.
A thief stole a man’s car from the driveway of his Bay 10th Street home on April 14, while the victim was on vacation.
The victim told cops he parked his 2011 GX Lexus between Independence and Cropsey avenues before going away. When he returned, his car was gone.
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