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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Stick and run

A pair of punks tried to rob an 86th Street store-owner on Feb. 26, but chickened out when the victim cried for help, police reported.

The victim said he was cleaning his business’s storefront between 20th Avenue and Bay 26th Street at 11:30 am when the two goons came up and pulled a gun.

The dastardly duo tried to force him back into the store, but the proprietor began to shout for the police, making the would-be thieves so nervous they took off, according to cops.

Keeping tabs

A lowlife broke into a cable lineman’s vehicle on W. Fourth Street on March 1 and stole his work computer tablet, according to police.

The victim reported that he parked his company van between Avenue O and Avenue P at 9:40 am and got out to work. When he came back to the vehicle, he found the passenger-side window in pieces and the handheld electronic device gone, cops said.

Social insecurity

A burglar swiped a stash of cash and a pair of Social Security cards from a Bay 41st Street bedroom on Feb. 27, authorities said.

The victim told cops she returned to her home between Benson and Bath avenues at 2 pm to discover a rear window open and her bedroom looted, with $9,000 in cash and the two government identifications gone.

Sleep light

A villain raided a Bay 11th Street home overnight on Feb. 28, cops stated.

The victim said she came back to her abode between Cropsey and Independence avenues at 7 am and found her bedroom plundered of $3,900 in cash and numerous pieces of jewelry.

Screening process

A fiend sliced out the window screen of a 16th Avenue house and pillaged the inside overnight on Feb. 25, police said.

The victim said he went back to his home at the corner of 72nd Street at 7 am and found the window screen cut open, the door ajar, and his iPad, jewelry, and checkbook all gone.

— Will Bredderman

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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