Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
A woman was arrested for hitting a man with a vase at a Smith Street pizzeria on Jan. 28, cops said.
The 38-year-old woman got into an argument with the 38-year-old man in the bathroom of the establishment between Butler and Baltic streets around 11:55 pm and started hitting him repeatedly with a glass vase, according to police.
The victim was taken to Long Island College Hospital with injuries to his head and ear, as well as defensive wounds on his right arm and top lip.
A man was arrested for stealing a woman’s cellphone at a Smith Street drugstore on Feb. 2 cops said.
The 42-year-old woman left her iPhone in the store near President Street around 4:30 pm. Cameras inside the Rite Aid show the 32-year-old perp taking the phone, and cops arrested him on Hoyt Street near Baltic Street at 5:20 pm.
The suspect was charged with petty larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, and possession of marijuana.
A delinquent threatened to kill a man’s brother on Jan. 29 if the man did not hand over $1,000 at a Queens hospital, police said.
The 57-year-old victim who lives on Columbia Street near Huntington Street said he got a phone call from an unknown man around 5 pm. The perp on the line said he had gotten into a car accident with the victim’s brother and demanded that the man come to medical center in Queens with $1,000, saying that if he did not, he would shoot the brother.
The man quickly called his brother, who was fine. Cops have not yet figured out who made the call.
A perp nabbed $400 from a woman on Second Place on Feb. 1, cops said.
The 42-year-old victim was between Court and Smith streets at 6:20 pm when the goon approached her from behind and yelled, “Drop the cash down, don’t look behind, and run!”
The woman turned around, saw the perp with a silver-colored handgun on his waistband, and put $400 on the ground.
The man then grabbed the cash and fled down Second Place toward Court Street, cops said.
A vandal damaged the right side mirror of a car parked on Carroll Street on Jan. 31, cops said.
The 41-year-old Honda owner parked his car near Columbia and Hicks streets at 7 pm, and when he returned at 9 am on Feb. 1, the right side mirror was hanging off the vehicle.
The car was parked with the right side mirror facing the sidewalk, cops said.
A criminal tried to break into a woman’s apartment on Union Street on Jan. 27, cops said.
The 35-year-old woman was inside her apartment near Hoyt Street at 5:30 pm when someone tried to force her front door open. The woman never got a good look at the would-be intruder, who gave up after a few minutes, she said.
— Megan Riesz
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