Bridge too far

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Bridge mug

A bike-riding bad guy mugged a 31-year-old woman while she walked across the Williamsburg Bridge on June 16.

The pedal-pushing perp — who wore a bandana over his face during the stick-up — confronted the victim near pedestrian entrance at the corner of S. Sixth Street and Bedford Avenue at 10:30 pm.

“What do you have?” the crook asked as he pulled out a black handgun.

The victim forked over $100.


Cops nabbed four teenaged girls suspected of heisting a 14-year-old’s camera on June 16.

The perps grabbed the victim’s digital camera in the park at the corner of Lorimer Street and Throop Avenue at around 5:25 pm, but police locked up four suspects as they attempted to flee the scene, reports indicate.

Time crime

A knife-toting thug used a classic trick to rob two teens of their Sidekick cellphones on June 18.

The crook confronted the victims at the corner of Union Avenue and Wallabout Street at around 3:35 pm and asked the time.

When one of the victims removed his Sidekick from his pocket to check the clock, the perp pulled out a knife and grabbed the teen.

The crook fled only after both of the victims handed over their fancy phones.

Café snafu

A crook jacked a 28-year-old’s laptop computer from a Havemeyer Street diner on June 18.

The perp grabbed the MacBook from Atlas Cafe at around 11:05 am and fled from the coffeehouse, which is between Hope and Grand streets, in a gray sedan.

Bad delivery

Armed thugs held up a deliveryman in a terrifying June 21 stick-up.

The crooks — who wore red masks during the robbery — confronted the victim in the hallway of a Moore Street building and put a black firearm to his head.

The victim handed over $100 and Chinese food (valued by cops at $26) and left the building, which is between Humboldt Street and Bushwick Avenue.

Meserole burgs

Thieves ransacked a Meserole Street apartment building on June 19, looting at least three residences in the same edifice, which is between Graham Avenue and Humboldt Street. Here are the shocking details:

• Crooks snatched jewelry and cash from one unit while the 57-year-old resident was at work between 7:30 am and 3:15 pm.

Once inside, the thieves locked the door behind themselves with a security chain and stole rings, earrings, a bracelet, and $500.

• The burglars tore through a neighboring apartment between 8 am and 5 pm and got a gold necklace, gold rings, and gold earrings valued by cops at $1,100.

• The crooks also desecrated a 33-year-old’s apartment, heisting his electronics and leaving their mark in graffiti on his living room wall. They also got a computer monitor and a jar of coins valued by police at $200.

Second stick-up

Cops nabbed a 16-year-old suspected of mugging a Williamsburg woman at gunpoint on June 19.

The armed perp approached the 20-year-old victim at the corner of S. Second Street and Wythe Avenue at around 1 am.

“Give me your bags,” the gun-toting goon demanded as he pulled out a black firearm.

The victim handed over her bags, which contained designer glasses, clothing, a Metrocard, a gift certificate, a cellphone, an iPod, a notebook, and $217. Cops canvassed a neighborhood and cuffed the teenaged suspect, but the handgun was not recovered.

Acid attack

A sick crook doused two South Williamsburg kids with chemicals in a vicious attack on June 21.

The perp poured struck a 12-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy with a bottle containing an unknown liquid near the corner of South Eighth Street and Driggs Avenue at around 8:20 pm, causing “irritation and burning,” police reports indicate.

Posted 12:04 am, June 24, 2009
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Reasonable discourse

Haha from Williamsburg says:
I wonder what percentage of these criminals are hispanic?
June 24, 2009, 5:19 pm
Hopper from Los Sures says:
I'll go out on a limb and say, way north of 90%
June 25, 2009, 3:11 pm

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