A jerk punched a woman in the head and ran off with her cellphone on Kingsland Avenue on Jan. 8, cops said.
The victim told police that she was at the corner of Maspeth Avenue at 3:30 pm when the bruiser came up behind her, popped her in the face, grabbed her phone, and ran off.
The victim complained of pain to her head but refused medical attention, cops said. Police canvassed the area but could not find a suspect, they said.
Police cuffed a woman who they say beat her boyfriend for refusing to give her three dollars at their Norman Avenue home on Jan. 9.
The victim stated he was at the apartment between Jewel and Diamond streets at 1 pm when he refused to give his girlfriend money and she got angry and jammed her finger into his nose until it bled. The rage-a-holic then slapped the poor sap repeatedly in the face, pushed him into the wall, and choked him, he said. The woman was arrested and charged with assault, strangulation, and assaulting a police officer.
A sly thief stole a credit card out of a woman’s purse while she was working in a bar on N. Fourth Street on Jan. 7, cops said.
The victim reported that she was at the bar between Bedford and Driggs avenues from 11 am to 12:40 am the next day and discovered the card missing when she finished her shift. By the time she reported it missing, someone had taken $1,000 out of her account, police stated.
Two cars were stripped of their tires on Jan. 9, cops said.
The first victim told police that she walked to her 2014 Infinity parked on Morgan Avenue between Lombardy and Beadel streets at 7:15 am and saw that all of her tires and rims had been removed and the vehicle was sitting on cinder blocks. In addition to the missing tires, the front passenger-side window was smashed, the wheel lock was broken, the front bumper was damaged, and so was the front passenger-side door frame, police said.
On the same night, a man returned to his 2012 Honda parked on Monitor Street between Norman and Kingsland avenues at 2:30 pm and found all of the tires gone and the auto on cinder blocks, per cops.
— Danielle Furfaro