Mugged and beaten for a cellphone

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94th Precinct


Bad reception

Two cellphone thieves beat up a woman who resisted their robbery attempt on July 21 — but cops nabbed them soon after.

The victim told cops she was waiting for the L train at Lorimer Street at 3:05 pm when two thugs sat down next to her. When the train came, they both grabbed and pushed her, then snatched the phone.

She chased after them, but the two punks punched her in the head.

A cop saw the melee and nabbed the alleged teen terrors.


A perp swiped a laptop from a commercial shoot on July 20.

The victim told cops that he left a MacBook Pro in a room used by other employees on Berry Street between N. Eighth and N. Ninth streets at 3 pm.

Witnesses told cops they saw a suspicious man walking around the area shortly before that.

Bad day

A perp ripped off a woman’s laptop from her office on June 21.

The victim told cops that she left the office on Meserole Avenue between Diamond and Jewel streets at 2:40 pm. When she came back at 3:25 pm, her MacBook Pro was gone.

Surveillance footage shows the perp getting in a silver Cadillac after the heist, cops said.

Stealer’s wheel

Perps stole a man’s rims on July 21.

The victim told cops that he had parked on N. 12th Street near Driggs Avenue at around 7 am and returned less than an hour later to find his car up on bricks and his wheels missing.

Twin thefts

Two Hondas were reported missing over two days:

• Perps stole a Honda Civic in the dead of night on July 23.

The victim told cops he parked on N. Seventh Street between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue at 10:30 pm. But when he came back at 2 am, his ride was gone.

• Thieves swiped a Honda Accord from Nassau Avenue on July 22.

The victim told cops that she parked between Kingsland Avenue and Sutton Street at 7:15 pm. But when she returned — only 15 minutes later — the car was gone.

— Dan MacLeod

Updated 5:25 pm, July 9, 2018
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