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A gun-wielding wacko held up a 17-year-old on E. 35th Street on Jan. 19 — but decided not to rob the victim after seeing his loot.
The victim said he was near Avenue K at around 10:30 pm when the perp approached with a silver small arm.
The goon ordered the teen to drop his cellphone on the ground, but after the victim complied the perp changed his mind, saying, “I don’t need it,” and walking away.
A gun-wielding thief robbed a laundry mat on Utica Avenue on Jan. 16.
Employees at the dry cleaning establishment near Kings Highway said the dirty crook entered at around 6:30 pm, showing his firearm to an employee and shouting, “Give me all the money. If you don’t give it to me, I’m going to shoot you.”
The victim handed the goon $145 and a laptop. The thug then fled on foot, cops said.
Three gun-wielding goons robbed a laundry mat on Avenue L on Jan. 19.
Employees said two of the crooks entered the business near 56th Street at around 9 pm, waving their guns and shouting, “Where’s the money?” while the third kept watch outside.
Police say one of the perps dragged an employee to a back room, where the other perp struck the employee on the head with his gun. The crooks then made for the register, taking $120 before fleeing.
Two masked thieves robbed a restaurant on Avenue U on Jan. 19 — armed with a simulated a gun, cops said.
The crooks struck the restaurant near Kimball Street at around 11 pm, pretending to have a gun and shouting, “Hey, give me money,” according to police.
One of the perps covered the door, while the other pilfered the register, nabbing $300 before the duo fled.
A thief robbed a restaurant on Flatbush Avenue on Jan. 19.
The crook busted through the front door of the eatery near Avenue N, nabbing $100 from the register before fleeing, said employees.
A thief tried to rob a house on E. 53rd Street on Jan. 19 — but fled after residents came after him.
The thief entered the house near Foster Avenue through the roof at around 11:30 am. He ransacked the bedroom, but was then chased off by a resident, according to police.
A thief robbed an apartment on Farragut Road on Jan. 21.
The thief broke down the front door of the apartment near E. 59th Street at 11:30 am, and took a safe, which contained various documents, cops said.
A purse snatcher robbed a woman on Avenue N on Jan. 18.
The victim said she was near E. 54th Street at 1:30 am when the perp ran up and snatched her purse, which contained credit cards.
A thief pilfered a car on Avenue O on Jan. 13.
The victim said he parked his car near Utica Avenue at 9 pm, but returned to find his navigation system, speakers, battery, amp and digital regulator missing.
— Colin Mixson
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