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Gun robber sought

Three thugs jumped a 19-year-old on Avenue J on April 26 — taking the young man’s gun.

The victim was nearing E. 57th Street at 5:25 pm when the thieves attacked, running off with his weapon.

Anti-American

A thief broke into the Floyd Bennett American Legion Post on Avenue N, taking $60 during the April 28 burglary.

Post members said that the thief wiggled his way into the building, which is near E. 56th Street, through an open air conditioner sleeve in the wall.

Jumped for cellphone

A sinister sextet stole a cellphone from a 14-year-old boy on Avenue J during an April 30 skirmish.

The thieves surrounded their victim at 6:25 pm and demanded his cellphone. When the victim refused, the thieves attacked, leaving him with bruises to his face and body. The thieves scooped up the teen’s phone and ran off toward Flatbush Avenue, witnesses told police.

Inspector damage

A Bergen Beach resident was being sought on assault charges after he slammed a car door on a Department of Buildings inspector on April 26 — leaving the city employee with a cut to his leg.

The city worker was planning to inspect an E. 64th Street address at 2 pm, but the resident wouldn’t let him get out of his car — throwing the door shut after the victim opened it.

Car looted

A thief broke into a car parked on Avenue U on April 27, and took an assortment of pocketbooks and luggage he found inside.

The vehicle — which the victim uses for deliveries — was broken into sometime around 2:30 pm.

Wheel whisk

A thief swiped four tires from a 2000 Nissan Maxima left parked near the corner of Avenue T and Bergen Avenue on May 1.

The thief smashed the rear window of the car and ran off with the tires sometime after 1 am.

Pizza pains

A 36-year-old was arrested on April 25 after he poked fun at a pregnant woman and then stabbed the woman’s husband with a fork when the man stepped up to protect her honor.

Surprised witnesses at N&D Pizzeria, which is on Avenue U near E. 29th Street, said the suspect was inside the restaurant at 12:58 pm when he started making fun of a pregnant customer.

When her husband interjected, the suspect jammed a fork into his chest, leaving the man with a small injury.

A pizza shop worker disarmed the brute, who then ran off. Police caught up with him a short time later, charging him with assault.

Bandana bilkers

Two goons sporting bandanas raided an Avenue N restaurant on April 18, taking more than $1,000 at gunpoint.

The thieves entered the Mill Basin eatery at 9:25 pm and pulled a gun on a worker before ordering him to empty the cash register and open the safe.

Utica hold up

A gun-toting thief with a gun jammed in his pocket held up a Utica Avenue store on April 19, taking $119.

A worker at the store, which is near Avenue H, said that the thief entered at 6:10 pm. After making an order, the thief thrust his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun and began ordering the employee around.

“Don’t close the register,” the man said. “Give me the money or I’ll shoot you.”

Robbed on Flatlands

A goon pulled a gun on a Flatlands Avenue grocer on April 19, taking $500.

The thief entered the store — located near E. 57th Street — at 9 pm and flashed his weapon, ordering the employee to open the register.

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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