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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Knife guy

A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening another man at knifepoint on W. 17th Street on Feb. 11.

The victim told police that he was between Neptune and Mermaid avenues at 5:10 pm when the suspect pulled a knife on him and began shouting threats. When cops nabbed the suspect, they found him in possession of an illicit gravity knife, officials said.

Late-night pickings

Police arrested a 30-year-old man who they say stole cellphones from sleeping passengers on an F Train near the Neptune Avenue subway station on Feb. 8.

A victim told police that he was resting his eyes on the train as it approached the station near W. Sixth Street at 4:20 am when he awoke to find the suspect pulling his cellphone from its belt holster. The victim got to his feet and chased after the suspect and his phone, eventually catching up and taking his phone back.

When cops caught up with the suspect, they found him in possession of three additional stolen cells, police said.

Beer bandit

A 48-year-old man was arrested for allegedly helping himself two six packs of Modelo from a Neptune Avenue grocer on Feb. 6.

The victim told police that he was working the counter of the bodega between W. 17th and W. 19th streets at 1:58 am when the suspect grabbed the beer and hustled out the door without paying.

— Colin Mixson

Reach reporter Colin MIxson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4514.

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