Another N train mugging

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Subway mugging

Two thugs armed with a knife and a handgun robbed a man as he stood on a Bay Parkway subway platform on Oct. 20.

The victim, 43, told cops he entered the Bay Parkway N-train station, at the corner of West Seventh Street, at around midnight. As he walked past the two suspects on the train platform, one of them grabbed him from behind, held a knife to his neck and threatened, “Don’t move!”

The second thug pulled out a silver gun and held it at the victim’s side, again ordering him not to move. The two men then grabbed a necklace off of the victim’s neck, pushed him to the ground and fled out of the station.

10 large

Two men robbed a Bath Avenue bodega on Oct. 15, getting more than $10,000.

The owner of the bodega, at the corner of Bay 14th Street, told cops that the suspects entered the store at around 2 am. The first man pulled out a gun and forced the victim to the ground, ordering him not to move. The second thug then grabbed more than $10,000 from the register — plus the victim’s cellphone from his pocket — before the two men fled in a gray car.

Lotto loser

Three men cornered and robbed a man of his winning lottery ticket as he walked down 86th Street on Oct. 15.

The 45-year-old victim went to a local convenience store with his winning lottery ticket, cops said. When the store’s owner told the victim he would be unable to cash out the ticket until the following day, he left, walking past a group of men who had been loitering by the store’s entrance.

As he approached the corner of 20th Avenue, the three thugs ran up from behind and began punching and kicking him. He fell to the ground, and the suspects grabbed his lucky ticket and fled.

Pre-teen attack

Two thugs roughed up and robbed a 12-year-old boy as he walked down 17th Avenue on Oct. 16.

The victim told cops he was at the corner of Bay Ridge Avenue at around 2:30 pm when two men approached him and asked him for the time. But when he pulled out his ran away.

Bike mugger!

A man on a bike hit and robbed a 30-year-old man as he walked down 21st Avenue on Oct. 17.

The victim said he was at the corner of 78th Street at around 11:30 am when a man on a black BMX bike pedaled up to him, hit him in the head, and grabbed his wallet. The thief biked away with more than $800.

A/C doozy

He came in through the bedroom window.

A thief pushed aside the air-conditioner unit in a 77th Street home on Oct. 17, and then helped himself to electronics and jewelry.

The 45-year-old owner of the home, which is between 14th and 15th avenues, told cops that she had left for work at around 7 am and returned home about nine hours to find the shoved-in air conditioner.

— Emily Lavin

Updated 5:09 pm, July 9, 2018
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