Goon attacks good Samaritan returning lost cellphone

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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Mixed signals

An ungrateful goon attacked the man who found his missing cellphone at the victim’s house on Schenectady Avenue on Jan. 25, cops say.

Authorities say the victim found a cellphone and tracked down the owner of the phone, asked him for a reward, and told the man to meet him between Avenues N and O at 4 pm. But when the alleged assailant came to retrieve the phone, the victim said the man became aggressive.

The man hit the victim several times in the head and the victim went to Kings County Hospital, according to a police report.

Dude, where’s my car?

A crafty car crook stole a man’s vehicle from E. 60th Street on Jan. 25, according to authorities.

Police say the victim parked his car between Avenues T and U at 8:45 am. While the man was gone, a sneak snatched his car, an officer stated.

Gym rat

Police say an opportunistic thief stole a woman’s purse from her car while she was working out at a gym near Avenue J on Jan. 26.

The vandal broke one of the vehicle’s windows, which was parked on Ralph Avenue, at 10:30 am. The robber stole the victim’s purse, which contained credit cards and checks, officers say.

Blue lie

Cops cuffed a man who they said pretended to be a police officer when an E.66th Street homeowner caught him trying to flee the property on Jan. 26.

Authorities say the homeowner caught the suspect breaking into the home near Strickland Avenue at 6:30 pm. The homeowner chased the man, who reportedly said, “I’m a police officer — you need to let me go now.”

The real police later arrested the perp, who asked for medical treatment for an injured ankle, according to reports.

Big burglary

A cruel crook robbed a woman’s home on E. 60th street mid-afternoon on Jan. 29, police say.

Authorities say the burglar broke into the home between Avenues T and U at 2 pm and stole a pair of sneakers and $100. Police say the crook broke in through the front door.

— Vanessa Ogle

Posted 12:00 am, February 4, 2015
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