Teenage girls mug another

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Four teenage girls mugged another teen heading home from school on March 3 at the corner of Hanson and South Elliott places.

The four muggers ambushed their 15-year-old victim at 3 pm, striking her repeatedly in the face, even beating her with her own schoolbag and knocking her to the ground.

The ruffians rifled her belongings and stole her cellphone and other gadgets, worth a total of $750.

Pratt attack

Three hoodlums roughed up and robbed a college student on St. James Place on March 4.

A 22-year-old man, en route to Pratt Institute, made eye contact with the wrong guys at 9 pm.

The trio forced the victim up against the wall near the corner of Lafayette Avenue, picking his pockets to get his Blackberry, iPod and wallet.

They sealed the deal by throwing him to ground.

Early bird

A man mugged a woman on the corner of Lafayette and Carlton avenues on March 9.

The robber demanded the woman’s wallet at 6 am, but settled for her cellphone before fleeing.

Book it

A mugger wrenched a backpack from a boy on Clermont Avenue on March 5.

The pupil was between Greene and Lafayette avenues at 3 pm when a man of indeterminate age snatched the bag, containing textbooks, notepads and a portable Sony Playstation.

Updated 4:01 pm, November 10, 2010
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yukita from clinton hill says:
I was really surprised to read the crime that happened on March 3 at the corner of Hanson and South Elliott places 'cause I was just attacked by 5 black teenage girls and 2 boys at the exact same place at 3:10 just 1 week before this crime happened. They were striking and beating repeatedly in my face and tried to snatch my bag out. Fortunately, a lady with a small son who was walking after them, just saw the same attack by the same kids at the Lafayette station and shouted for them that she already called police, so all kids run away. I was lucky because they couldn't snatch anything from me and I got only some bumps on my face and head, but I've still felt scared. I'm an international student and have lived Clinton Hill since 2004 because I love this beautiful neighbor. I'm really shocked and disappointed to hear so many accidents happened by teenage kids in this site.
March 17, 2008, 10:37 am

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