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Cops: Gun-toting trio robs cyclist on Henry Street

Brooklyn Daily

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Lucky break

Cops collared three men who they say cornered and robbed their victim as he rode his bike on Henry Street on June 22.

Cops say the victim was near West Ninth Streets at 12:05 am one of the bandits flashing a black handgun and demanded everything he had. He turned over an iPhone 5 and $20 cash.

Later that day cops collared two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old. Upon making the arrest, the cops recovered the victim’s phone.

Use your words

An argument on Columbia Street on June 19 turned violent when a brutish man punched his victim in the forehead, leaving a swollen lump according to a police report.

Cops say the victim and her aggressor got into a dispute at the corner of Lorraine Street in Red Hook at 12:25 am, when the suspect lashed out at the 25-year-old woman. According to police, the victim knew her attacker’s name but said he was a stranger.

Shady characters

Two men ran off with a couple of pairs of pricey sunglasses from a shop on Court Street on June 23, police said.

The thieves walked into the shop between Fourth Place and Luquer Street at 3:45 pm, grabbed two pairs of Ray Ban shades, and dashed out of the store, heading eastbound on Fourth Place, according to cops

Sunday smash

Some brick-wielding galoot smashed the driver-side window of a woman’s car parked on Richard Street on June 22, cops said.

The vandal tossed a brick through the green 1997 Toyota sometime parked between Visitation Place and Verona Street sometime between 9 pm and 12:30 am, causing about $250 in damage, according to police.

— Noah Hurowitz

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