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Rumble on J

Two lurkers followed a woman and stole her iPod on the J train on Feb. 16.

The woman told police that she noticed the two men board her car at the Lorimer Street station at about 1 am. One of the perps grabbed her iPod and the two men fled when the train stopped. But the plucky victim gave chase, grabbing the thief’s jacket, before both fell down the stairs.

That’s when she lost sight of the jerks and they made off with the device.

Express thieves

Two fast-handed hooligans grabbed a woman’s bags on the J train on Feb. 16.

The woman told cops that she’d put her bags down when she got on the Queens-bound train at about 10 pm. When the train stopped at the Lorimer Street stop, each thug grabbed one of her bags, both containing laptops, and high-tailed out of there.

Great pretender

A ragamuffin pretending to hold a gun in his pocket held up a Clymer Street bakery on Feb. 21.

The cashier told police that the perp came into Gebeks Bake Shoppe — which is between Bedford and Lee avenues — at around 6 pm wearing a black ski mask.

He stuffed his hand in his pocket to simulate having a gun and said, “Don’t f— with me. Give me your money.”

The clerk obliged, and the crook made off with $600.

Updated 5:16 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Jesse from BedWick says:
What is it about the lorimer stop? Every J Train incident happens there.
May 26, 2011, 9:27 am
Luis from Williamsburg says:
I grew up near the Lorimer station. When night falls, it gets a little crazy.
June 15, 2011, 8:36 am

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