Cops nab vicious bike-tosser!

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Boerum Hill cops collared one of Brownstone Brooklyn’s most-wanted fiends last week, nabbing the thug who knocked five teeth out of a victim’s head by hurling a bike into his face during a vicious robbery last year.

But the May 13 arrest does not fully ease the anxiety that cyclists still feel because the arrested man’s accomplice remains at large.

The original crime, on July 19, 2009, shocked the neighborhood with its brutality. According to police, two fiends mugged a man on Bond Street, near Union Street, after asking him for money at around 2:50 am.

When he resisted the demand for cash, they beat him with the two-wheeled weapon. He lost five teeth, and the perps got away with $40.

Got away, that is, until this week, when one of the men was charged with 16 counts of assault, robbery and possession of a weapon — the bike.

Updated 5:18 pm, July 9, 2018: Updated to fix a typo. Thanks, everyone.
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Reasonable discourse

Joe from Carroll Gardens says:
I hope he rots in jail, what an animal.
May 18, 2010, 11:33 pm
Name from Neighborhood says:
Calling a homosexual bike thief a nabby tosser is not only ignorant, it's obnoxious.
Thanks for once again lowering the standards of discourse in local newspapers.
May 19, 2010, 9:06 am
sandra from boerum hill says:
Yeah Cops! A lot going on lately it seems in my hood. I am more wary than ever when out and about.
May 19, 2010, 10:44 am
shawn from flatbush/canarsie says:
@sandra i am a black male born and raised in brooklyn. i have a bs degree in bio and minor in chem and i am going to med school in the fall. i am black and not a criminal. being a criminal has nothing to do with the color of you skin. please accept that. whites also commit crimes.
May 19, 2010, 1:34 pm
JuJuBee from Ft Greene says:
@ shawn from flatbush!

May 24, 2010, 2:49 am

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