A case of road rage turned violent on Bay 16th Street on Sept. 21.
The 28-year-old victim said he was driving his car between Rutherford Place and Bath Avenue at around 2 am when he came upon the suspect’s car double-parked in the street. The victim honked twice, prompting the suspect to get out of his vehicle, walk back to the suspect’s car and throw punches, breaking the car’s driver side window and striking the victim several times in the head.
Someone attacked and robbed a 17-year-old bicyclist on 62nd Street on Sept. 15.
The victim was walking his bike near the corner of 20th Avenue at around 3 pm when the thug walked up to him and began hitting him in the head. When the victim raised both hands to defend himself, the suspect grabbed the bicycle from his side, hopped on and fled.
Someone cornered and robbed a woman as she walked down 19th Avenue on Sept. 21.
The 30-year-old victim was walking between 86th Street and Benson Avenue just before 4 am when the suspect grabbed her from behind, cops said.
The victim began screaming and kicking the thug and managed to free herself. She threw her purse to the ground and ran down the street. The thief grabbed the handbag and fled in the opposite direction.
A man was robbed at knifepoint in front of a Bay 26th Street house on Sept. 21.
The victim, 23, told cops he came home from work around 6 pm and was standing in front of his house, at the corner of Benson Avenue, when a man came up to him, pulled out a box-cutter and demanded cash. The victim complied, handing over his wallet, and the suspect fled.
Three teenagers were arrested on Sept. 17 for attempting to steal Chinese food from a delivery man on Avenue U.
The 37-year-old victim told cops he was delivering the food to a house between Van Sicklen and Lake streets at around 6 pm when the three suspects approached him.
One of the suspects punched him in the mouth while another grabbed the food. The group then fled, but were caught by police soon after — and the Chinese food was recovered, untouched!
Two men posing as prospective tenants robbed a woman in her 18th Avenue home on Sept. 15.
The victim, 31, told cops she arrived home, between 71st and 72nd streets, at around 12:30 pm, and let the two would-be residents look around. At that point, one of them pulled out a gun, ordered her into the bedroom and ransacked the house, making off with more than $3,000, a cellphone and jewelry.
At least two other neighborhood homes were burgled last week:
• In the first incident, someone broke into a home on Bay Ridge Parkway between 17th and 18th avenues on Sept. 19.
The 68-year-old victim told cops she woke up at around 6 am and noticed that the front door was damaged and more than $150 and jewelry was gone.
• On Sept. 21, someone broke into a home on 71st Street between Bay Parkway and 21st Avenue. The owner told cops that she arrived at her house at around 5 pm to find that someone had pried the metal bars off the basement window and grabbed cash and her checkbook from inside.
— Emily Lavin