A Fort Hamilton HS student who was asked to remove his cap indoors on Jan. 4 went berserk and assaulted a school security officer, police say.
The incident began at 1 pm when the teen was told about the headgear restrictions. In short order, he began yelling and screaming in the hallways, though he did not turn violent until a school safety officer tried to escort him to the dean’s office.
That’s when the teen tore off the officer’s shirt and punched him in the face, screaming, “I’m a boxer! You’re not a real cop!”
The teen was arrested for assault, cops said.
A thief stuck a gun against the stomach of a Fourth Avenue resident, encouraging her to hand over more than $2,000 on Jan. 6, cops said.
The 46-year-old woman told cops that she was approaching her apartment building, near 84th Street at 2 am, when the thug followed her inside.
He threatened her with the gun, grabbed her handbag and fled, cops said.
A 67-year-old man left his handgun on a shelf at a Fort Hamilton Parkway gun club on Dec. 19 — and by the time he remembered where he left it, it was gone!
Police are investigating the club’s records, which list the names of everyone who enters the building, which is near 67th Street.
A 25-year-old man who tried to break up a fight on Third Avenue ended up getting stabbed under his left armpit.
Police say that the man intervened in the 3 am fight, which broke out between 88th and 89th streets on New Year’s morning, but was nicked by a knife.
He was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center for treatment.
A thief got away with quite a haul — $32,000 in cash and jewelry — after breaking into a 65th Street apartment on Jan. 4, cops said.
The 46-year-old tenant told police that he returned home at 8 pm to find that the front door of the apartment, which is between 13th and 14th avenues, had been broken.
The thief also made off with the man’s passport.
A stealthy thief got away with $340 in jewelry, cash and electronics from a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Jan. 4 — and puzzled cops with how he got in and out without leaving a trace.
There were no signs of forced entry into the apartment, which is between Narrows Avenue and Colonial Road, despite the 40-year-old victim’s insistence she locked the door when she left at around noon.
A thief smashed through a window to steal $6,200 in tools from a 76th Street home on Dec. 30.
Police say the perp used a rock to break the glass on the basement door of the home, which is between Fourth and Fifth avenues, at around 8 am.
A Jeep owner lost a fancy electronic map and some clothes when his car was broken into on Jan. 3.
The victim told police that he had parked the Jeep on Shore Road near 93rd Street, but when he returned, he noticed that a camcorder, a satellite-guided map system, and some designer clothes were gone.
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