Gun-toting thug robs woman on W. Ninth Street

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Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook


A gun-wielding crook robbed a woman on W. Ninth Street on Feb. 27.

The victim told police that she was near Henry Street at around 9 pm when she noticed the thug was following her. She attempted to move to a better lit area, when the thief ran up, leveled a gun at her, and took her purse, which contained a $400 iPhone and $5.

Bad host

A brute attacked a woman inside his Hamilton Avenue apartment on March 2.

The victim told police that she was inside the villain’s home near Van Brunt Street at around 1 am when he attacked her, leaving her with injuries on her face and neck.

Late night withdrawl

A thief robbed a Court Street restaurant on March 3.

Employees at the eatery between Warren and Wyckoff streets said the intruder entered sometime after 11 pm, busting through a window and pilfering an ATM, which contained more than $5,000.

— Colin Mixson

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at or by calling (718) 260-2525.
Updated 5:30 pm, July 9, 2018
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