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Police blotter for the 62nd Precinct in Bensonhurst, week of Oct. 29

Man murdered on Bath Avenue

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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Bath Avenue murder

A vicious savage beat a 31-year-old man until he was dead on Bath Avenue on Oct. 29.

A witness told police that he was standing on his balcony overlooking Bath Avenue when he saw several men catch the victim at Bay 34th Street at 3:40 am, where they beat him senseless and left him on the ground. The victim was transported to Lutheran Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

Bat man

A bat-wielding thug robbed a man on W. Ninth Street on Oct. 28, taking $260.

The victim told police that he was between Avenue P and Quentin Road at 4 am, when the crook approached him with a baseball bat and demanded his property — or else. The victim handed over what he had, and the crook fled in a small, black car heading west-bound on W. Ninth Street, according to police.

Knife touch

A knife-wielding thief robbed a man on 86th Street on Oct. 27 — taking $250 and the victim’s green card.

The victim told police that he was near Bay Parkway at 4 am, when he suddenly felt a knife at his back. The crook then reached into the victim’s pockets and stripped him of his valuables, according to police.

Crack down

A thug cracked a man’s skull with a glass bottle on 86th Street on Oct. 27, and the victim has no idea why, cops said.

The victim told police that he was between Bay 23rd Street and 20th Avenue on his way out of a bar at 10:30 pm when all of a sudden some guy smashed a bottle over his head. The victim told detectives at the 62nd Precinct that he wasn’t sure why the man attacked him, although police noted that the man was intoxicated during the interview.

Masked duo

Two masked crooks robbed a woman inside her Bath Avenue apartment on Oct. 29 — and attempted to rob her next-door neighbor in the process.

The victim told police that she was inside her home near Bay 34th Street at 3:40 am when she heard a knock at the door. When she opened it two crooks wearing black masks pushed their way into the woman’s home, and then forced her to knock on her neighbor’s door. When the woman’s neighbor popped his head out, the thieves demanded cash. For whatever reason, however, the thugs took the victim’s cellphone, but left her neighbor’s property intact, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

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