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Two baddies robbed a woman at gunpoint on Avenue J on Feb. 23, hitting her in the face with a gun in the process.
The woman told police that she was walking home from work near E. 58th Street around 8:30 pm when she was stopped by two men demanding money, according to cops.
One of the brutes hit her over her left eyebrow with the pistol as they snatched her purse off of her arm and went through it. Cops said the jerks took her wallet and identification card before running off.
Cops arrested a man who they say stole a pair of sneakers from a friend’s E. 59th Street home on Feb. 22.
The victim told cops that the man came to his house near Avenue J around 7 pm and left with the hot footwear. When he noticed his trainers missing he followed the friend outside, attempting get his kicks back, and two acquaintances got into a fight, according to cops.
The suspect pulled a knife on the victim and a passerby who tried to help, and said “Don’t let me use this,” according to the police report.
Cops searched the neighborhood and apprehended the suspect at 8:15 pm and recovered the sneakers and the weapon, according to the report.
A trio of armed bandits robbed a Flatbush Avenue check-cashing store on Feb. 20.
The thieves entered the store near Avenue K around 2:33 pm and demanded money, according to the report. Cops said one of the goons acted as a lookout while another forced customers to the back of the store, and the third made an employee open the guarded booth and assaulted her with a gun.
The victim suffered minor injuries, and the nogoodnik snatched her gold necklace before removing $5,000 from the cash drawer, according to police.
Two nogoodniks stole a bike from a teen on Avenue T on Feb. 25.
Police said the teen was riding his two-wheeler near E. 55th Street around 4:20 pm when a car pulled up next to him. A man exited the vehicle and shoved the teen to the ground before hopping on the bike and speeding off, according to the cops.
Some marauder robbed a pizza delivery man at gunpoint on Avenue R on Feb. 25.
The food transporter told police he had just dropped off a pie at a house near E. 38th Street around 6:15 pm when a brigand flashed a pistol in his face and told him “Give me your money,” according to cops. Cops said the crook the grabbed $40 from the victim’s hand and fled.
A gun-toting goon robbed a Flatbush Avenue gas station on Feb. 20.
The attendant at the station near Avenue I told cops the robber entered the store around noon while sporting a dark bandana and flashing a gun. He then demanded money, according to police.
Cops said the crook raided the cash register and fled with an unknown amount of money.
— Alexandra Simon
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