Bandits rob man at gunpoint on Fulton Street

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill


Gun-wielding jerks robbed a man on Washington Avenue on April 22.

The 64-year-old victim told police he was between Fulton and Gates avenues at 10:55 pm when two men approached him, one of whichspun him around, brandished a firearm, and said, “Gimme everything.” The victim gave them his iPad and wallet and the men fled.


A crook nabbed a woman’s purse in the Atlantic Terminal Mall on April 12.

The 28-year-old victim told cops she was the Target on Flatbush Avenue at 2:30 pm when she left her bag unattended in her cart. When she returned, it was gone.

Phone snatch

A jerk stole a kid’s cellphone on South Portland Avenue on April 24.

The 13-year-old victim told cops he was between S. Elliott and Hanson places at 8:10 am when the bandit approached him from behind, wrenched his Blackberry cellphone out of his hand, and fled.


A crook stole a projector from a university on Willoughby Avenue between April 16 and April 24.

Representatives from Pratt University told cops that they noticed a projector from a room between Hall Street and Classon Avenue was missing at 2:30 pm.


A pack of thugs jumped another man on Myrtle Avenue on April 24.

The 19-year-old victim told cops he and a friend had just finished playing basketball in Fort Greene Park and were at North Portland Avenue at 5:05 pm when the men jumped them, slashing the victim’s face with a box-cutter.


A crook stole the tires off of a car parked on Washington Park overnight on April 25.

The 31-year-old victim told cops he left his car between Willoughby and Myrtle avenues at 11 pm, returning at 9 am to find all four tires gone.


A duo of robbers stole a wad of cash from a man on Hanson Place on April 26.

The man told cops that he was between South Portland Avenue and South Oxford Street at 9:35 pm when the two men approached him, saying, “Give me your money.” They then punched him in the face and threw him to the ground, before fleeing with $800.

Oh, the CR-V

Three Hondas CR-Vs had catalytic converters stolen by crooks between April 26 and April 28. Here’s the rundown:

• A crook stole the expensive converter worth approximately $1,200 from a 2004 Honda CR-V on Willoughby Avenue overnight on April 26.

The owner told cops he parked the car near Washington Avenue at 11:30 pm. When he returned at 5 pm the next day, it was missing.

• Someone stole a catalytic converter from a car on Grand Avenue also overnight on April 26.

The 50-year-old victim told cops that she left her 2005 Honda CR-V parked between Clifton Place and Greene Avenue at 5 pm. When she returned at 9 pm the next day, her car wouldn’t start.

• A thief stole a catalytic converter from a CR-V on Clifton Avenue on April 28.

The 25-year-old victim told cops that he left his CR-V between Classon and Franklin avenues at 12:30 am. When he returned at 11:15 am, his car was not running properly.

— Eli Rosenberg

Updated 5:32 pm, July 9, 2018
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