Five teens attempted to rob and beat up a man at the corner of Bond and Carroll streets on Nov. 18.
The 40-year-old victim said that three men and two women surrounded him at around 5:38 pm, clubbing him over the head and in the face. The gang ran off, but Officer Darnell Simon quickly arrested four members of the posse on Degraw and Hoyt streets.
A man punched another man in the nose after a quarrel on Columbia Street on Nov. 18, but he didn’t get away with it.
The 49-year-old victim said that he was arguing with the man at around 6:25 pm when things grew violent. Cops arrested a 37-year-old man and charged him with assault.
Someone stole a man’s property from inside his parked car on Henry Street on Nov. 18.
The 39-year-old victim said that he parked his 2006 Ford near Union Street at around 11:20 pm, but when he returned 20 minutes later, his $250 Blackberry was gone, as were five bottles of prescription medication and his wallet.
A man was clobbered in the back of the head on Hoyt Street on Nov. 17.
The 53-year-old victim said that he was walking past a group of three men near Carroll Street when he was struck for no apparent reason at 4:13 pm.
— Gary Buiso