Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights
A brute bashed and slashed another man on Third Avenue on Jan. 19 following an argument at a nearby bar, according to cops.
The victim told police he and the perp had an argument inside a watering hole at the corner of 73rd and Third Avenue at 3:55 am. The victim said he left the pub shortly after and bumped into the thug outside — though this time the villain was carrying a baseball bat and knife.
The dispute started up again, and the goon cracked the victim over the head with the club and cut his face open with the blade.
A crook snatched a bag off of a woman’s shoulder on Eighth Avenue on Jan. 17 — and got electronics and a pair of pricey boots in the process, cops report.
The victim said she was between 68th and 69th streets at 2:10 am when the thief snuck up behind her and grabbed her satchel — containing her iPhone, Kindle, and expensive footwear. The lady gave chase, but lost sight of the perp on 68th Street.
A burglar cleaned out a 65th Street apartment of thousands in cash, jewelry, electronics, and booze on Jan. 14, police say.
The victim said he left his pad between Third and Fourth avenues at 10:30 am, and came back at 9:30 pm to find somebody had forced open his terrace window and made off with $5,000 in cash, along with a new laptop, digital camera, a necklace, bracelet, watch, an iPod Touch, and six bottles of Grey Goose vodka.
A masked robber stuck up a Fourth Avenue bodega for $300 in cash on Jan. 15, police report.
The clerk said the villain came into the store between 97th and 98th streets at 9:56 pm, pointed a gun at him, and demanded money. The cashier handed over the dough, and the crook fled toward 97th Street.
A lowlife smashed the window of a Fifth Avenue kebab spot and emptied the till sometime overnight on Jan. 20, cops say.
The store owner said that he closed up shop between 72nd and 73rd streets at 1 am and came back at 9:45 am to find the glass shattered and the cash taken from the register.
— Will BreddermanReach reporter Will Bredderman at wbredderma