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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Cash cab

A 20-year-old man was arrested for robbing a cab driver at gunpoint on Avenue I on Jan. 28.

The victim told police that he picked up the suspect on Ocean Avenue near Church Avenue at 2:30 pm, and drove until stopping at a light on Avenue I near E. 52nd Street, when the suspect pushed a gun against his back and demanded cash. The victim handed over all of the cash he had in his center console, but the suspect wasn’t satisfied, and demanded the the cabbie’s personal cash and cellphone.

When teens attack

A 16-year-old was arrested for stealing another teen’s cellphone on E. 48th Street on Feb. 20.

The victim told police that he was near Avenue N at 6 pm when the suspect shoved him and took the cellphone from his hand.

— Colin Mixson

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