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Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
A perp was arrested for robbing hundreds of dollars from a bank on Court Street on March 19, police said.
The 33-year-old was at the telebooth in the bank between Third and Fourth places around 5:30 pm when he handed a note to the teller without speaking. The teller gave $486 in cash to the perp, who left and walked northbound down Court Street, according to cops.
The man was arrested on W. 23rd Street on March 26.
Cops cuffed a man who they say threatened to kill his acquaintance with a knife on Henry Street on March 25, cops said.
The knife-wielding 35-year-old menace got into an argument with a 26-year-old man near West Ninth Street around 5 pm, according to a police report. The perp then allegedly threatened to end his friend’s life.
He was arrested 15 minutes later and charged with menacing, harrassment, and criminal possession of a weapon.
Two young perps were arrested for stealing money from a schoolboy on Henry Street on March 24, cops said.
The 17-year-old victim was between Third and Fourth places on his way home from school when two perps surrounded him and took $10 from his wallet, according to police.
The 16-year-olds — who have forced $1,720 out of the boy since January, according to police — were arrested inside the school on March 24 at 11:29 am and charged with robbery in the second degree, as well as grand larceny.
Thieves stole a host of electronics from a woman’s apartment on Columbia Street on March 20, police said.
The perps came into the 30-year-old victim’s apartment between Woodhull and Summit streets sometime between 11 am and 4:30 pm and took one iPad, two Samsung Galaxy tablets, one brown wallet, two credit cards, an iPod touch, and $2,200 cash, according to cops.
A deliquent smashed his or her way into a man’s car parked on Hicks Street sometime between March 25 and March 27, cops said.
The 28-year-old victim left his white Audi near Bay Street on March 25 at 10 pm, and when he returned two days later at 5:40 pm, he saw that his driver’s-side window was shattered.
He also noticed that the passenger-side door was ajar and that the perp took two headlights, one child booster seat, the driver’s-side door handle, two black headrests, and a radio.
A thief got away with a man’s bicycle parked on the corner of Smith and Third streets between March 19 and March 21, police said.
The 42-year-old victim parked his wheels on a sidewalk light pole around 11:30 on March 19, and when he returned two days later, he saw his 18-speed was gone.
— Megan Riesz
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