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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Ink-slinger

Police arrested a man on Sept. 29 who stole more than $1,100 worth of ink cartridges from a Shore Parkway store on Sept. 26.

The man put the ink in his bag at around 5 pm in the store between 24th Avenue and Bay 37th Street and took off. Police arrested him three days later.

Not coming up roses

Police arrested a man who threatened another man with a knife on 86th Street on Oct. 1.

The threat occurred just after 7 pm between 20th Avenue and Bay 23rd Street, when the man whipped out a knife and told another man on the street to give him his flowers. Police arrested him shortly thereafter.

Worst buy

A miscreant swindled $8,000 from a Bay Parkway resident on Sept. 27, according to police.

The perp called the resident, who lives between Bay 29th and Bay 31st streets, at around 6 pm, and told him that he worked for a computer company and that he had remote access to the man’s computer. He told the victim that he should send him $10,000 worth of Best Buy gift cards, and the victim sent $8,000.

Cashing out

Police arrested a man on Oct. 1 who stole $300 in cash from a business on 20th Avenue.

The theft occurred just before 10 am between Bay Ridge Avenue and 70th Street, when the man pushed and shoved an employee to the ground before he snagged the cash from the register. The victim’s ankle got cut in the scuffle and he also reported back pain after the theft, according to the report.

— Julianne McShane

Posted 12:00 am, October 4, 2017
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